• Publications for guardians and carers updated

    Publications for guardians and carers updated

    Two of OPA's most useful publications for guardians and carers have been updated to take into account  significant changes in medical decision-making legislation.

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  • 2018 Public Advocate Awards

    2018 Public Advocate Awards

    Police honoured for outstanding service to people with disability

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  • Preventing and responding to violence and abuse in disability care

    Preventing and responding to violence and abuse in disability care

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  • Celebrating 30 years of the Independent Third Person Program

    Celebrating 30 years of the Independent Third Person Program

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  • NDIS decision-making poster now available

    NDIS decision-making poster now available

    OPA's useful NDIS decision-making flowchart is now available as an A3 poster.

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  • NDIS an illusion for people with complex needs

    NDIS an illusion for people with complex needs

    A new report, which draws heavily on 12 case studies of OPA clients, demonstrates the significant human impact and harm caused when people receive inadequate supports under the NDIS.

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  • Can your adult patient consent? A new app for health practitioners

    Can your adult patient consent? A new app for health practitioners

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Securing their future - May 2018  

A resource for parents, relatives and significant others caring for Victorians with a decision-making disability.

'Securing their future' has been updated to incorporate significant changes due to the implementation of the Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act 2016.

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