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Choice and Supported Informed Decision Making Workshop

Understand how to support informed decision making and what to document.

This course will show you how to support informed decision-making.

Instructor Led Training (ILT) via Zoom

Duration: Three Hours
Course Outcomes:

  • Discover what supported decision making is and the benefits to the person, staff and organisations
  • Gain awareness of legal and quality standard requirements
  • Learn about a person’s rights to make decision
  • Understand staff’s responsibilities
  • Duty of Care when supporting choice
  • Know what to consider if restricting a person’s choices when safeguarding
  • Learn when the documentation of supported informed decision making is required and how it is used to defend Duty of Care and Quality Standard compliance
  • Opportunity to discuss real cases of when to document informed decision making
  • Practice case studies of documenting legally defensible supported informed decision making

This workshop is in partnership with Preventing Harm Initiative (PHI) and facilitated by Donny Raets. Donny's expertise is in creating manageable ways to identify, report, investigate and most importantly, how to prevent or reduce the likelihood of recurrence.  Donny holds a Diploma of Teaching, Cert IV Training and Assessment, Cert IV Aged and Community Care and has 30 plus years’ experience in education, ranging from Primary through to Tertiary (Vocational Education and Training), remote Indigenous Communities and the Corporate sector. Her CALD background and training in the Arts support her creation and delivery of meaningful learning experiences.

Who should attend?

NDS recommends Managers, Coordinators, Team Leaders and Support Workers within disability support organisations should attend. 

Event details:

Date: Wednesday, 11 October
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00pm AEST
Location: Online


  • NDS and NDP Members: $190 plus GST
  • Non-members: $270 plus GST