Positive Behaviour Support
Our Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Practitioners are registered with the NDIS Quality and Safeguard Commission and can provide services to you when you are communicating through behaviours that may be compromising your safety or the safety of others. They work with you and your support network to explore what your needs are and assist you in a person-centred way to improve your overall quality of life. Our PBS Practitioners also identify any restrictive practices that may be being implemented with you and strive to work alongside you to reduce and/or eliminate these and uphold your human rights. In conjunction with you, they will write a behaviour support plan to assist others to support you in meeting your needs and improving your quality of life, reducing the need for you to communicate through behaviours.
PBS services at Ability WA are suitable for many ages including children from approximately 4 years old, adolescents and adults. Our PBS service requires consent and commitment from both you and your support networks, to work closely with the PBS Practitioner throughout the PBS process.
Our PBS service can be accessed through NDIS plans with capacity-building funding, under Improved Relationships. There are two line items PBS Practitioners use - one to provide the specialised behaviour support and one to write the behaviour support plan and to train you and your support networks with the strategies in this plan.