Implementing a quality complaint management system - community services

This workshop provides an overview of the essential elements for an implementing a quality complaint management system in the community services sector.

Using the Australian Standard for complaint handling as a reference, participants are given guidance about what good complaint policies and systems should look like. We examine cultural and organisational issues relating to complaints, and provide an opportunity to learn how to use complaints to improve service delivery. Participants are given the chance to apply what they have learned by reviewing their own organisation’s complaint handling systems.

Who should attend

This workshop is designed for:

  • community service managers, coordinators, team leaders, operation managers and board members
  • staff responsible for developing, managing or implementing complaint handling policies and systems including quality assurance managers.

Learning outcomes

By completing this workshop, participants will have information to:

  • understand key elements of policies and procedures for effective complaint handling
  • identify skills participants already use for effective complaint management
  • understand the legislative framework for handling community services complaints
  • examine an organisation’s complaints culture
  • support staff involved in complaint handling
  • understand the roles of external agencies.

Duration

This is a one-day workshop, running 9.30am-4pm.

Fee

$252.73 + GST (total cost $278)

This training is available on our calendar of training as well as in-house. Email or contact us for in-house training details, fees and to discuss your training needs.

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