SDM Practical Applications

Workshop Summary

This workshop gives participants a deep understanding of the practicalities involved in supporting someone to make a decision. We use case studies to cover: 

  • assessing the required level of support for decision making
  • identifying supports and mapping a support network 
  • how to support someone to make decisions
  • identifying the pros and cons of decisions
  • how to spot biases and conflicts of interests
  • the importance of having decision review mechanisms.

Learning Outcomes

Workshop participants will understand:

  • how to build decision making capacity
  • barriers to making decisions and how to overcome them
  • the duty of care versus the dignity of risk
  • how to use decision support tools to effectively support an individual to make a decision.

Target Audience

Any individual, volunteer, business or organisation wanting to enhance their client relationships. 

Delivery Method

Workshops can take place over Zoom or on Microsoft Teams software.
In person workshops will take place at a location convenient to you, this might be your home, a health care setting, your workplace or a residential aged care home.

Resources Supplied to Workshop Participants

Mapping a Support Network Factsheet
Me and My Decision Form
My Decision Making Worksheet
Dignity of Risk Infographic