Risk Management & DHS Standards Information Session

On Wednesday 17 October, DARU hosted a Risk Assessment and Standards information Session for disability advocacy organisations.

The session on Risk Management was presented by Diane Borgmeyer, Risk Management Adviser, from VMIA and covered:

  • Introduction to risk management – the basics
  • A quick overview of the risk management standard – AS/NZS/ISO 31000:2009
  • The new DHS service level agreement risk management requirements
  • Strategy, strategic thinking and why it’s important for risk management
  • Applying risk management
  • Tips, Tricks and Concepts

Diane’s presentation is available for download via the link below.  For further enquiries, contact Diane on:
T: 92706812
F: 92706911
M: 0413730839
W: http://www.vmia.vic.gov.au

The session on DHS Standards was presented by Anna Barnes from DHS Standards and Regulations Unit and covered:

  • Overview of standards
  • Independent review and service agreement requirements
  • Scope of independent review
  • Activities in scope for review
  • independent review bodies
  • The review and planning for the review

Participants were provided with a resource pack containing:

  • Department of Human Services Standards Evidence Guide
  • Department of Human Services Fact Sheets on review requirements, activities in scope and independent review model.

These resources are available for download via the links below.  For further enquiries, contact the Standards and Regulation Helpdesk on:
T: 9096 2745
E: dhsstandards@dhs.vic.gov.au

Risk ManagementPresentation Download DHS Standards Guide and Fact Sheets (off-site)

Date published:
Mon 22nd Oct, 2012