Funder: NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission
Grant Background: A consumer technical expert (CTE) is defined in the NDIS Guidelines 2018 as, ‘a person with disability who has the training, experience and skills to be involved in the audit team’. The NDIS Commission is focusing efforts to grow a suitably trained and skilled CTE workforce, delivering on the commitment to routinely include CTEs in AQA audit teams. This in turn will drive improvements in quality, safety, and innovation in the provision of NDIS services and supports to NDIS participants.
In particular, the NDIS Commission is interested in approaches that develop the capacity of people with disability to undertake CTE roles on audit teams of AQAs in accordance with the Guidelines, for the purposes of the Rules.
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