Restrictive practices

All about restrictive practices - For NDIS behaviour support practitioners (2PBS109R)

Understanding restrictive practices is of primary importance to individuals and organisations operating under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013 who provide direct support to people with disabilities, those that are involved in planning support, behaviour support practitioners and families / carers.
This module is targeted at behaviour support practitioners.
It explores the what, why, how, who, when and where of restrictive practices.
Approximate time to complete module: 35 minutes (not including time spent looking at additional resources)
On completion of this module, you will be able to
• define and identify restrictive practices, regulated restrictive practices, unauthorised restrictive practices and prohibited practices consistent with the legislation
• explain why some practices are restricted or prohibited
• identify when and how a restrictive practice may be used
• recognise who can affect, or be affected by a restrictive practice
• describe the legal obligations that must be met if you include a regulated restrictive practice in a behaviour support plan, and
• identify the issues and dilemmas surrounding the use of restrictive practices.
Level: Intermediate
Emphasis is on knowledge, values and attitudes.
  • All about restrictive practices - For NDIS behaviour support practitioners
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever