• 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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2018 Annual Report tabled  

The report thanks the State Government for recognising in its budget the substantial increase in need for OPA’s services in recent years, and notes the impact of changes in medical treatment legislation and the NDIS on the work of the office.

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