Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors


Acronyms - positive behaviour support

AQEP Appropriately qualified or experienced person
AS&RS Accommodation support and respite service
CAS Community access service
CE Chief Executive of Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors
CE Health Chief Executive of Queensland Health
CHAP Comprehensive health assessment program
CVP Community visitor program
DCP Director of Clinical Practice
DG Director-General
DS Disability Services
DSA (the Act) Disability Services Act 2006
GAA Guardianship and Administration Act 2000
GP General practitioner
LGDW Locked gates, doors and windows
MDA Multi-disciplinary assessment
MHA Mental Health Act 2000
NDA National Disability Agreement
NMDS National minimum data set
OPG Office of the Public Guardian
PBSP/ PBS Plan Positive behaviour support plan
PG Public Guardian
PRN Pro re nata medication (medication given as and when needed)
QCAT Queensland Civil and Administration Tribunal
RDM Relevant decision maker
RP Restrictive practice/s
RSP Relevant service provider
SDS Specialist Disability Services
SDSAOT Specialist Disability Services Assessment and Outreach Team