Wednesday 5 October

10.00am to 12.00pm SA | 10.30am to 12.30pm VIC, ACT, TAS, NSW | 7.30am to 9.30am WA | 9.00am to 11.00am NT | 9.30am to 11.30am QLD

AUDIENCE: Staff responsible for documenting informed decision making when a person chooses to take risks that may result in significant harm
PRESENTER: Preventing Harm Initiative
LOCATION: Self-paced e-learning with live online training

This workshop will give you the confidence to support people to take risks and live the life they choose, meet your duty of care, and provide evidence of compliance with quality standards.

Part 1: A self-paced 20-minute online learning module which includes: 

  • Discover what is supported decision making and a person’s rights
  • Know the legal and quality standard requirements in Aged and Disability Care
  • Gain an understanding of staff’s duty of care when supporting choice
  • Review what to consider when restricting a person’s choices when safeguarding
  • Learn when the documentation of supported informed decision making is required and how it’s used to defend duty of care and standard compliance
  • See how to document informed decision making to meet legal and best practice elements

Part 2: Live online training via Zoom – 2 hours

  • Discuss real cases of when to support choice and document informed decision making
  • Reflect on legal and quality standard requirements and staff’s duty of care to support choice
  • Gain Case study practice of documenting legally defensible supported informed decision making

 Workshop takeaway

  • Example of informed decision-making documentation


To register online, please click the Eventbrite link below (charges apply) or download the PDF document, and email to