ADACAS would like to know about how people with who require support to make decisions make decisions about their healthcare.
We would like to know about the needs and experiences of carers in supporting healthcare decisions.
We would also like to know about the role and experiences of health professionals in supporting healthcare decisions.
As part of collecting information for our project, we want to hear about the experiences of people who require support to make decisions, their carers, and health professionals through surveys and conversation.
We want to ensure that support is available for people who may require support to make decisions when they are making a healthcare decision. We hope this will improve the active participation of people who require support to make decisions in health services.
Throughout this survey we use the phrase ‘people who require support to make decisions’. We use it to include people with intellectual impairment, dementia, people experiencing mental ill-health or people with an acquired brain injury, all of which can impair decision making ability. It also refers to people whose decision making ability may not be recognised by others.
If you are a person with impaired decision making ability please click the below link to complete our survey:
Decision Makers survey
If you are a carer or family member of someone with impaired decision making ability please click the below link to complete our survey:
If you are a health professional please click the below link to complete our survey:
Health professionals survey
If you know someone with impaired decision making ability who would like to complete the survey but needs support to do so, ADACAS is able to provide support to contribute to the project.
You can contact us at:
Phone: (02) 6242 5060
Adacas provides help and support to people with disabilities, the elderly and their carers.
ADACAS advocates can provide information or advocacy assistance either over the telephone or come to visit you at your home.
Find out where we are or send an enquiry online so one of our staff can contact you directly.