Please be aware that NADA is currently reviewing and revising this toolkit to ensure it is in line with current legislation and practice requirements. As such, when using these documents, please check to ensure your content is in line with relevant legislation and any other policy requirements that may be applicable to your organisation.
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The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the responsible use of the organisation’s facilities, to ensure that its amenities and services are high quality and provide equal access to all its clients.
Sections in this policy Service and program operations policy framework Rights and responsibilities Child protection Client file management Client orientation and use of common areas Facilitating client visits Client’s external commitments and appointments Client health care Medication management Smoking Possession of substances on premises Client sexual safety Client computers and communication systems Social media and clients Internal references External references
Privacy Act 1988 (Cmlth) Federal Circuit Court of Australia (Consequential Amendments) Act 2013 (Cmlth) Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cmlth) Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 (NSW) Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Act 1981 (VIC) Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 (NSW) Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 (NSW) Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection Act 1998 (NSW) Ombudsman Act 1974 (NSW)
NADA proudly acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the custodians of the land on which our office stands. We extend this acknowledgement to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future.
NADA is accredited under the Australian Services Excellence Standards (ASES) a quality framework certified by Quality Innovation and Performance (QIP).