It’s so easy to get SIL a bit wrong, and a bit wrong can cost you a lot! This 3 part SIL workshop series offers education for everyone in the SIL space: from the starter level through to expert advice for experienced SIL practitioners.
9:30am - 12:00pm AEDT
Plus 30 minutes extra after the workshop for a Q&A session.
Welcome to SIL
In this introductory workshop, DSC's SIL experts present all the information you need to fully understand what SIL is and how to make it work best for your organisation, including:
- SIL overview
- The participant assessment process
- Understanding the SIL submission process
- Detailing your cost rates
- Preparing your roster of care
- Knowing the supporting information you will need
- Successful SIL quote approaches
9:30am - 1:30pm AEDT
Plus 1 Hour extra after the workshop for a Q&A session.
Getting Better SIL Outcomes
This workshop is suitable for people who have completed the Welcome to SIL workshop or are experienced within the SIL market already. We take a deep dive into SIL key success factors and cover the detail that delivers the best outcomes for participants and your organisations, including:
- Minimising cost blowouts
- Building relationships with key stakeholders
- Gathering the evidence you need
- Insights in effectively navigating the roster of care
- Negotiating better outcomes when under pressure
9:30am - 1:30pm AEDT
SIL Financial Foundations
Understand the devil in the financial detail of SIL services. Even after funding is approved, SIL is so complex small mistakes cost big $. DSC will explore all you need to know to make sure your finance and operations teams are speaking the same SIL language and can justify your claims.
- Understanding the funding and service booking systems
- Gathering information to justify your claim
- Tracking and claiming of irregular supports
- Claiming during vacancies or absences
- Record keeping for manual claiming
- Considerations for choosing an automated claiming system
- Funding outside the SIL service booking
- Accounting to ensure accurate service viability
- Pricing vs Costing
Brent is a bona fide master of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) detail, which considering he is an engineer is not surprising. Brent has built his reputation as one of the sector's leading experts in SDA with involvement in over 50 SDA related projects to date, ranging from parent groups, small organisations, large national organisations, state governments, community housing providers, for-profit investors, developers and many financial institutions. What Brent doesn’t know about SDA is probably the stuff the NDIA don’t know themselves yet.
Brent brings a unique skill set to NDIS Housing, with over 25 years consulting experience in accessible design as well as a lived experience as the proud father of teenage identical twins, one of whom has cerebral palsy.
Rebecca has 17 years experience in all areas of disability service provision. She has a strong commercial focus with expertise in financial and quality systems, service delivery, partnerships and communications. Rebecca has a passion for meaningful connection with people with disability and their families and an ability to address barriers to engagement through genuine care and innovation. Rebecca has a knack of understanding the organisational implications from all perspectives and can filter and translate this to the people around her.
These are 3 seperate Online Workshops via Zoom. Expect very interactive, practical presentations with plenty of time for questions and applying the material.
The maximum number of learners per Welcome to SIL and Getting Better SIL Outcomes workshop is 50. The maximum number of learners for the SIL Financial Foundations Workshop is 30.
Yes! Zoom can accommodate either so just let us know your preference when you register.
We want to maintain the intimacy of our face-to-face sessions and allow people to feel free to share their concerns and challenges so we’ve decided not to record the sessions.
(Note: we will make an exception to this where someone requires the recording for accessibility reasons, but we’ll make all efforts to anonymise the content and remove sensitive information).