Supported decision making is a human rights concept that promotes freedom of choice for people using public mental health services. This information sheet aims to provide a clear overview to help people know what they should expect from services, and to help clinicians know what they should be able to provide.
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Recovery Oriented Language Guide - 2nd editionRecovery & supported decision making | 2018
The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) developed the Recovery Oriented Language Guide because language matters in all aspects of life, and continues to be particularly important in the context of mental health and recovery.
Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later LifeOlder persons mental health | Recovery & supported decision making | 2017
This article includes participant discussions from an event titled "Working with Older People to Make Recovery Real in Later Life".
Centre for Psychiatric Nursing Recovery LibraryRecovery & supported decision making | Service development | 2015
The resources presented in this Recovery Library are mapped against the nine domains of the Framework for Recovery-oriented Practice. An additional domain pertaining to Growing Consumer Leadership was also developed as part of the formation of the Recovery Library.