Induction
Disability eLearning
October 19, 2017

Getting support worker induction right

Empowability understands the induction process We know the benefits of a good induction program far outweigh those of a poorly designed or poorly delivered one. We understand the efficiencies that…
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choice and control
Disability eLearning
October 14, 2017

Is it the end of Choice and Control in Victoria?

Choice and control is the cornerstone the NDIS is built on. It is the very heart of the social reform that is freeing people with disability from the one-size-fits-all approach of…
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Shadow of man and the woman on dirty ground
Disability eLearning
September 25, 2017

Revisiting the good old Shadow Shift

The Shadow Shift has been a mainstay in the disability sector for as long as I can remember. They are an unpaid training shift where the new staff member works…
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Modern young man with digital tablet in the street.
Disability eLearning
September 20, 2017

What to Look for When Selecting a ‘Training Partner’

Many times throughout my career I have been tasked with choosing training providers for delivering mandatory compliance training, skills development training and professional development training for my teams of support…
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learning-from-our-mistakes
Disability eLearning
September 7, 2017

The solution the sector needs

This article, ‘Learn From Our Mistakes’ by Lina Caneva of ProBono Australia backs up why we believe that Empowability is exactly the solution that the disability sector needs to weather the…
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The future of training under the NDIS
Disability eLearning
September 4, 2017

Busting through the disruption caused by the NDIS

There is a lot of talk in the disability sector about the disruption caused by the rollout of the NDIS. Service providers are concerned about their capacity to continue providing…
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Man in a wheelchair with his faithful dog.
Disability eLearning
April 22, 2017

Changes in the NDIS landscape

There is no mistaking the fact that the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme is changing the landscape of the disability sector.  Under the NDIS the client is King!…
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