Supported Decision-Making for People with Cognitive Impairments: An Australian Perspective?

Published: 23rd January 2015


Honouring the requirement of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to introduce supported decision-making poses many challenges. Not least of those challenges is in writing laws and devising policies which facilitate access to formal and informal supports for large numbers of citizens requiring assistance with day-to-day issues such as dealing with welfare agencies, managing income security payments, or making health care decisions.

Author: Terry Carney
Organisation: laws


Format: PDF
Pages: 23
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