Supported Decision Making Project (Phase 2)

Project Status: Current
People Involved: Kelley Johnson, Rosemary Kayess, Christiane Purcal
Research Areas: Disability; Measures of Social Inequality & Wellbeing; Policy Design, Impact & Evaluation
Funding Agency: NSW Trustee and Guardian

The Supported Decision Making Phase 2 project (SDM2) aimed to improve financial decision making support for people with cognitive impairment, so that people can take a more active part in decisions about their lives. This project was run by the NSW Trustee and Guardian and other government agencies. It included a decision-making support program, training and resources for people’s supporters and service providers and the establishment of a community of practice group. The evaluation conducted by the SPRC adds to the evidence base for good practice in supported decision making. The findings show that a funded agency is needed to help people with cognitive impairment take a more active role in deciding how to spend their money.


Publications

Evaluation of the Supported Decision Making Phase 2 (SDM2) project: Final report

Evaluation of the Supported Decision Making Phase 2 (SDM2) project: Final report (Word version)

Evaluation of the Supported Decision Making Phase 2 (SDM2) project: Easy read report 

Supported Decision Making Phase 2 (Evaluation Plan) (PDF) [984 Kb]

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