Supported decision-making & the Medical Treatment Planning & Decisions Act

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This online Zoom webinar is for professionals in the health and allied services sectors.

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This webinar introduces the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016 and explores how supported decision-making and good communication can help ensure that all individuals are at the centre of decisions about their own health.

This session includes hearing from people with lived experience of disability.

It will explore;

o What the Act says about supported decision-making

o The role of a medical treatment decision maker

o The role of OPA under the Act.

Please advise of any support or accessibility requirements.

This webinar is part of a project of the Office of the Public Advocate called 'Healthy Discussions: Supporting people with disability to make and communicate health decisions.'

The project is funded by a Department of Social Services ILC Mainstream Capacity Building grant. for further information or to arrange a session at your organisation.

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