Dadirri Disability Services Governance

Dadirri Disability Services governance principles are clearly defined and regularly reviewed to ensure the organisation is providing premium care for residents.

Mission Statement

To achieve the full potential and self-worth of each individual user of our service by helping them attain their highest level of independence and integration into the community in the least restrictive environment.


Dadirri Disability Services approaches the care and supervision of each individual from a foundation focussing on ‘person – centredness’.

Residents are encouraged to identify and communicate their own goals, interests, ambitions and needs.  It is the role of Dadirri Disability Services to provide support residents and facilitate activities to help achieve their goals recognising needs may change over time.

  • Understanding my hopes and dreams
  • How to best support me
  • Capturing my gifts and strengths
  • I am happiest when…..

Organisational Charter

Dadirri Disability Services will support and promote Residents’ endeavours to assimilate into the life of the Southern Highlands community by ensuring:

  • Service is tailored to meet identified needs
  • Opportunities for continual skills development
  • Ongoing review of all services
  • Social integration
  • Valued employment options
  • Non-restrictive environments
  • Resident’s positive self-image is maintained
  • Long term independent living goals


Dadirri Disability Services is officially accredited by:

  • NSW Disability Services Standards (Third Party Verification Certificate No: 607866)
  • The National Regulatory System for Community House (Registration No: R4739150205)


Staff operate under a ‘Dadirri Disability Services Code of Conduct’ and are supported by clear guidelines on, but not limited to, Duty of Care and Risk Assessment, Confidentiality, Privacy and Dignity.

Those guidelines have been set based on the ‘National Standards for Disability Services’.  There are six National Standards that apply to disability service providers.

  1. Rights:  The service promotes individual rights to freedom of expression, self-determination and decision-making and actively prevents abuse, harm, neglect and violence
  2. Participation and Inclusion:  The service works with individuals and families, friends and carers to promote opportunities for meaningful participation and active inclusion in society.
  3. Individual Outcomes:  Services and supports are assessed, planned, delivered and reviewed to build on individual strengths and enable individuals to reach their goals.
  4. Feedback and complaints:  Regular feedback is sought and used to inform individual and organisation-wide service reviews and improvement.
  5. Service Access:  The service manages access, commencement and leaving a service in a transparent, fair, equal and responsive way.
  6. Service Management:  The service has effective and accountable service management and leadership to maximise outcomes for individuals.