Behaviour support must be provided by an NDIS registered provider who is registered to provide behaviour support and is closely regulated by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards commission. For more information please visit: https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/providers/behaviour-support
The process is fairly intense and an individual package to develop or review a Positive Behaviour Support Plan conducted by one of PAHS’s registered Behaviour Support Practitioners, generally includes:
- An Initial intake meeting and case history
- Direct observations in different environments
- Risk assessments
- Interviews with stakeholders such as schools; day options; family and friends
- Formal assessments such as the Vineland, a needs-based assessment.
- Other likely assessments include: speech pathology report and occupational therapy report.
- Quality of life assessment
- Behaviour data recording
- Functional Behaviour Assessment
- Analysis and reporting
- Plan development and review (includes formulation of clinical hypothesis, proactive and reactive strategies and recommendations based on assessments conducted
- 15 hours of staff/carer implementation assistance
- Practitioner travel
*To complete a basic plan, 36 hours is generally required.