The new NDIS Individual Living Options (ILO) support type has a long history in WA. In this 3 part webinar series recorded in February 2021, we partnered with some of the West's ILO pioneers to unpack the key challenges when developing an ILO offering.
Webinar series presented in partnership with
Recorded February 11
ILO Cultural & Structural Foundations (Why this? Why now?)
WA experience demonstrates not every organisation can succeed with ILO. In this webinar, we explore the key ILO success factors, including:
- The essential frameworks for organisational governance, structure and compliance
- Aligning leadership and culture to ILO outcomes
- Managing the level of risk involved
- Understanding the fundamentals of 'One person at a time'
Recorded February 17
Putting ILO Theory into Practice
Operationalising ILO is about working at the cutting edge of NDIS person-centredness. In this webinar, we explore what it takes at both the policy and procedure levels to deliver high quality ILO supports:
- Organisational structure and governance for ILO success
- Technical and legal considerations
- Dealing with quality and safeguarding risks
Recorded February 24
ILO: Key Questions Answered
Developing your own approach to the many grey areas in ILO is crucial to success. There are so many questions to be answered that our final webinar will be in Q&A format. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit their questions to the panel prior to the webinar.
This webinar series is presented in partnership with WAiS and One2One
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Leighton a consultant, facilitator, parent, former academic, self-confessed cricket tragic and committed bush walker. When he is not tramping through the bush somewhere, he is using is many talents to assists organisations with strategically important projects. Leighton is extremely passionate about creating a society that includes, values and amplifies the voice of people with disabilities. His work is deeply informed by his experience as the father of a young man with complex disability support needs.
Leighton is a member of the NDIA's Independent Advisory Council, a qualified Company Director, an experienced management academic and the former chairperson of a disability service provider. He has spoken at numerous national and international conferences, and has worked with service providers and government agencies in Australia and Canada.
Co-CEO, WA's Individualised Services
Leanne began working in the disability sector at a young age and now has more than 30 years experience. Most of that has been focused on providing individualised supports for people, including to many people with high support needs. She has more than a decade of operational hands-on experience with arrangements that have now become known as ILOs. In addition, she has more than a decade of leadership and strategy experience and can clearly articulate the kinds of leadership, governance, culture and policy considerations providers need to explore in order to provide high quality individualised supports.
Under Su and Leanne’s shared leadership, WAiS has been influential in shaping public policy directions and decisions in WA and increasingly within the NDIS context. WAiS has also assisted many providers to develop operational policy frameworks that support and promote people’s right to self determination within their services. WAiS works directly with internationally recognised leaders of best practice, contemporary disability supports in the UK, US and Canada.
Co-CEO, WA's Individualised Services
Su had a brief career as a lawyer before moving to the disability sector, and gaining post-graduate qualifications in Human Rights Practice. She has extensive experience with systemic policy and advocacy in the disability sector having worked in several advocacy and peak bodies and short-term secondments to the WA Departments of Treasury, and Premier and Cabinet.
Su’s legal experience has supported WAiS’s work on the underpinnings and legal and technical considerations of individualised living arrangements for people, families and providers. Su’s work has also significantly informed WAiS’s resources that support people and families who choose to hire their own workers.
Rod has committed his life to supporting people with disability to be included, in charge of their own lives and have services tailored to them. Inclusion, self-direction and a person-centred approach are values drive all that he does.
Rod is the CEO of One2One, a WA-based provider with long experience in supporting people in individualised living arrangements. Rod has many years of practical, operational and strategic leadership with individualised accommodation support provision and is a leading thinker and practitioner of live-in support arrangements in Australia.
Rod has a young family and when not spending time with his kids, he can be found in his garden or playing online computer games.
This is 3 recordings of live webinars. Each recording features two presenters, along with 2-3 guests speaking to slides for around 75 minutes.
No, but a transcript of the webinar is available along with the slides and the video recording.