What do I do if something bad happens? How do I fill out an incident report?

If this is a medical emergency, serious injury or if you are unsure, you should first contact emergency services on 000.

When an incident occurs at Fora, the following steps should be taken to submit an incident report to Fora’s website:

  1. Document the incident: Record all details and relevant information about the incident, including date, time, location, and any witnesses.
  2. Notify the relevant people: If the incident involves an NDIS participant, notify the participant, their family or carer, and any relevant support workers. If the incident involves another staff member, notify their supervisor.
  3. Complete the incident report form on the Fora Therapy website: Fill out the incident report form, providing as much detail as possible about the incident and the actions taken.
  4. Submit the report within 24 hours of the incident occurring.

What is an NDIS Reportable Incident?

According to the NDIS Practice Standards and Quality Indicators, an incident is reportable if it involves:

  • The death of an NDIS participant or any other person
  • Serious injury or harm to an NDIS participant, including physical or psychological harm
  • Any allegation of abuse or neglect of an NDIS participant, including physical, sexual, emotional, or financial abuse
  • Unlawful sexual or physical contact with, or assault of an NDIS participant
  • A missing NDIS participant, where there is a significant risk to their health and safety.

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