What is the NDIS Commission
The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (the NDIS Commission) is an Australian Government agency.
It upholds the rights of, and promotes the health, safety and wellbeing, of people with disability receiving NDIS supports or services.
The NDIS Commission regulates providers of NDIS supports and services.
What is their role?
The NDIS Commission is there to:
- ensure providers and workers know and follow the rules for quality and safety
- assist with, and respond to concerns, complaints and serious incidents
- register and regulate NDIS providers Australia-wide
- educate and inform NDIS service providers, workers, participants and people in the community about the NDIS Commission’s requirements for quality and safety.
What is the NDIS Code of Conduct?
The NDIS Code of Conduct applies to all NDIS providers and workers. The code requires that NDIS providers:
- respect the rights of the person
- deliver services competently
- respect privacy
- act with integrity
- take action on quality and safety
- prevent violence, neglect, abuse and exploitation
- prevent sexual misconduct.