TIME 11am to 12:30pm
LOCATION Jenny Florence Room, 3rd floor, Ross House, 247-251 Flinders Lane, MelbourneRegister
Everyone has the right to play an active role in making decisions about their own health and to receive the support they need to do so.
Reinforce, is a self-advocacy organisation run for, and by, people with an intellectual disability, and the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA), an independent statutory body that safeguards the rights and interests of people with disability in Victoria, have produced two brochures to promote the role of supported decision making and importance of communication in medical decision making, funded by a grant from the Victoria Law Foundation.
They will be launched at an event on Wednesday, 30 October in Melbourne.
Date: Wednesday 30 October, 2019
Time: 11am to 12.30pm
Venue: Jenny Florence Room, 3rd floor, Ross House, 247-251 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Morning tea provided.
- Colleen Pearce, Public Advocate
- Colin Hiscoe, President, Reinforce
- Lynne Haultain, Executive Director, Victoria Law Foundation
Copies of an Easy Read brochure for patients and a brochure for doctors and health practitioners will be available at the launch.
Please advise of any support needs.