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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

NSW Council on Intellectual Disability - updated commentary on NSW services transfer

Transfer of NSW government disability services to the non-government sector
NSW Council on Intellectual Disability, 30 May 2016
NSW CID and other major organisations released a position statement in May spelling out what we see as needed if the NSW Government’s process for tendering out its services is going to work satisfactorily for people with disability and their families ...

Also in May, ADHC released its call for expressions of interest from service providers wishing to tender for ADHC services.

NSW CID welcomes that this information is now available and that the tender aims to continue at least to 2018 a range of very important services for people with complex needs, for example the Statewide Behaviour Intervention Service. We are pressing the NDIA the urgency of it having a clear plan for meeting complex needs including maintaining the role of services like SBIS.

We are very concerned about some of the NSW government's plans including the large size of the groupings of services that will be tendered out ... read on here.

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