Our commitment to Human Rights

Aspire Options have a Zero Tolerance approach to Abuse, Neglect and Harm. We are committed to the human rights of all people with a disability. 
We listen to people and respect their values and beliefs. We respect the rights of all people in terms of choice and control and in doing so promote dignity, privacy and independence.
We work to empower people to build their capacity to achieve their goals and aspirations. 

1. Understanding Abuse

Aspire Options promote and apply Charter of Human Rights
Aspire Options understands and recognises abuse
Aspire Options identifies risk factors and signs of abuse.

2. Practices and safeguards that help prevent abuse

Aspire Options implements policies and practices that protect peoples rights
Aspire Options supports the empowerment of people with a disability
Aspire Options promotes a culture of empowerment

3. Addressing risk for specific service groups and service settings

Aspire Options identifies and targets programs to support at-risk groups within our community
Aspire Options targets key areas of service settings to reduce harm and prevent abuse
Aspire Options actively advocates for a reduction in restrictive practices to address basic human rights

4. Responding to Abuse

Aspire Options has a zero-tolerance approach to abuse and neglect and strives to intervene early to reduce the harm associated with abuse and trauma
Aspire Options places the person at the centre and placing utmost importance on welfare and safety
Aspire Options has rigorous incident management and investigation processes to respond to external and internal reports of abuse.

5. Analysis, Learning and Improvement

Aspire Options implements sound Quality and Safeguarding measures as a means of reporting and managing incidents and quality improvements within the organisation to deliver high-quality services to people with a disability in our community.
Aspire Options identifies areas for service improvement and implements continuous quality improvement
Aspire Options supports initiatives for reducing abuse by implementing rigorous screening checks for all prospective employees to ensure our people are the right fit for the organisation and have the skills necessary to support participants to “live a life full of possibility”.


Charter Human Rights for Persons with a Disability

Charter Human Rights for the Child

Victorian Equal Opportunities & Human Rights Commission


With a COVID SAFE plan in place, Aspire Options is continuing to offer face-to-face therapy services (whilst applying social distancing, correct PPE, hand hygiene and appropriate cleaning).

Telehealth, Zoom and FaceTime appointments will continue to be available for safety and convenience.

The health and safety of our clients, their families and our team remain paramount. We are confident our team can provide a quality face-to-face service while adhering to our Coronavirus Policy (which continues to be modified according to the environmental factors and governmental directives and supports a safe environment for our clients and team alike).

Embrace the ‘new normal’ and together we can overcome!

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