Supported Decision Making Resources

Side by Side: A guide for people wanting support to make decisions – This guide contains step-by-step instructions, an easy English fact sheet, and the forms to appoint a medical support person and supportive attorney. Office of the Public Advocate, Vic, 2018).

Guide to supported decision making Nov 2017 – This guide takes readers through the various ways in which supported decision-making can occur in Victoria, taking account of all the legal possibilities, while also providing best-practice advice. Families and carers will learn to provides supported decision-making for the person to make their own decisions.

Supporting People with Cognitive Disability in Decision Making – Processes and Dilemmas 2015 – This report explores how to support people with cognitive disabilities in decision making based on literature review and exploratory study findings.

Supporting Decision Making: A quick reference guide for disability support worker (2012).