Supporting Choice and Control

Exercising choice and control is a new concept for lots of people with disability and supporting it is often a new skill for support workers as well.

This module introduces Support Workers to some of the fundamentals of the NDIS, including the human rights framework and important concepts such as ‘person centred care’, ‘dignity of risk’ and ‘informed consent’. It provides strategies to support decision making, as well as how the NDIS Code of Conduct applies to choice and control.  

Learning Outcomes

• Know the underpinning legal and human rights and how to put them into everyday practice
• Know how to support people in a person-centred way
• Know how to support people in a way that enhances and embraces the individual’s values and beliefs
• Respecting dignity of risk
• Know who can and how to support decision-making
• Know your role in supporting people to make complaints List some strategies to increase choice and control   

Time required

30 minutes

Date published

4 May 2020

This course is available to view for free.

Please note you will not be issued a certificate after viewing the free course. Read more about certificates

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