Our Commitment to you

Carpentaria is committed to delivering innovative and flexible services to empower people to thrive and live a great life.

Our workforce

We employ a skilled and professional workforce who use a person-centred approach and work within a continuous quality improvement framework. All employees are guided by Carpentaria’s Principles of Good Practice, Values and Human Rights Framework and must commit to understanding and abiding by Carpentaria’s Code of Conduct which incorporates the NDIS standards.

In addition, as an NDIS service provider, all Carpentaria employees must meet NDIS Worker Screening obligations of the NDIS Code of Conduct, and undergo mandatory work orientation training.

Further details about NDIS Worker Screening requirements are available here. Further details about the NDIS Code of Conduct are available here.

Carpentaria staff complete comprehensive training and skill development as well as regular upskilling opportunities and ongoing specialist disability training, including positive behaviour support, person-centred active support and risk management.

Our prices

Carpentaria has a consistent pricing structure for all programs. These prices are aligned to the NDIS Price Guide and will not exceed the maximum amount per line item. Further details about the current NDIS Price Guide are available here.

Our incident reporting

Carpentaria has a robust incident management process and is committed to a culture of continuous quality improvement while ensuring the safety of participants and employees.

Your voice

Participant Advisory Group – a nominated group of participants who meet regularly throughout the year to discuss Carpentaria programs, improvements and initiatives.

Stakeholder Feedback and Advisory Group – a nominated group of parents and guardians of Carpentaria participants who discuss programs, improvements and initiatives, as well as issues affecting the disability sector.

Surveys – staff, participant and guardian/stakeholder surveys are completed each year and provide valuable information and feedback about our work.

Your privacy

Carpentaria always respects your privacy and meets the National Privacy Principles established by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Further details about Carpentaria’s Privacy Policy are available here.

Complaints and Resolution

We welcome your feedback about our work and our services. We are committed to supporting you to speak up and provide feedback about our services. We take your complaints, feedback and ideas seriously and value the opportunity to improve our services. Further details about our Complaints and Resolution process are here. Further details about Carpentaria’s Whistle-blower policy are here.

Support for you

Carpentaria is committed to arranging access to an advocate to support you:

  • to make informed decisions
  • where there are allegations of violence, abuse, neglect, exploitation or discrimination
  • to provide feedback or make a complaint to Carpentaria or to the NDIS Commission
  • where you are affected by a reportable incident

 

Carpentaria can organise an interpreter to attend appointments with you. Interpreters must respect your privacy at all times.

Questions?

Contact Carpentaria on 08 8920 9400 or info@carpentaria.org.au or visit 1 Willeroo Street, Tiwi.