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Disability - Service Responses (HLTH90018)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeHLTH90018
Term 1 - Online
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Australia has introduced the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The NDIS represents a fundamental social change in the provision of disability support services. This change places the consumer at the centre of service delivery. This subject will explore the introduction of the NDIS, exploring why this change was implemented, how it is being used by consumers and their families, and different service arrangements that are emerging as private, not for profit and public agencies seek to meet the needs of people with disabilities across the life span.

Intended learning outcomes



  • Explore how to build effective partnerships with people with disabilities and their families.
  • Critically evaluate the role of the NDIS in meeting the needs of people with a disability.
  • Understand how research and evaluation contributes to the development of effective service responses.

Generic skills

  • Students will be provided with the opportunity to practice and reinforce: High level written communication skills. Advanced information and interpretation skills. Advanced analytic, integration and problem-solving skills Demonstrate competence in critical and theoretical thinking through essay writing and online discussions

Last updated: 21 September 2019