Electoral Commission Information

Electoral Commission information The attached information from the Electoral Commission is to advise disabled people of the supports in place to enable them to vote on or before polling day. DSL Electoral Commision Information Pack …

NZDSN Budget Analysis

NZDSN Budget Analysis Still trying to make sense of the Government’s 2023 Budget?  NZDSN has analysed all aspects of the Budget to work out the impact – good and not-so-good – on our sector.  The primary element of this year’s Budget is the announcement of an additional $863.6 million in funding.  There’s a fish hook …

Disability Rights – Online Education Programme

Disability rights – online education programme Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou is a unique education programme that was developed by Te Pou and the Disabled Persons Assembly. The programme puts human rights for disabled people and the Disability Convention into a New Zealand cultural context. This 10-hour online workshop series will be held over four …

Workforce Development Collaboration Projects

Workforce Development Collaboration Projects Originally commissioned by the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social Development and Careerforce, NZDSN embarked on a series of four projects: These projects are now complete. We thank all those involved – the disabled people who gave of their time and portions of their lives, the families and support workers, and …

News Update 12/12/2022

Inside this Issue: A Message from our CEOThe Peter Reynolds Version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas:NZDSN Poloicy AnalystNZDSN Auckland Regional Co-ordinatorWorkforce Development Collaboration ProjectsMember profileUpcoming eventsBefore You GoMembers’s Only Facebook and LinkedIN Groups A Message from our CEO Peter Reynolds As I reflect on the year, there are plenty of people I want to …

COVID-19 Disability Provider Update 18 Nov 2022

Antivirals – 0800 disability helpline – face masks – PPE – useful links Kia ora, Recent monitoring from the Manatū Hauora – Ministry of Health shows that cases of COVID-19 have been increasing over recent weeks. We acknowledge the ongoing challenges that COVID-19 continues to place on providers and we thank you for your continued …

New Zealand Diploma in Health and Wellbeing (Level 5) Applied Practice in the context of Employment Support

Applied Practice in the context of Employment Support Qualification and programme overview It is designed to qualify employment practitioners/community support workers who work closely and collaboratively to support disabled people, including those with mental health issues, to find employment. The programme is centred on developing the competencies needed to enable disabled jobseekers to achieve their …

News Update 11/11/2022

Inside this issue A message from our CEO News from the NZDSN Board NZDSN Policy Analyst NZDSN Auckland Regional Co-ordinator MSD Training Fund Member profile Upcoming events Register for Upcoming Events Before You Go Members’ Only Facebook and LinkedIn Groups A message from our CEO Peter Reynolds (CEO) It’s been a busy quarter for submissions, …