People with disabilities ‘left out of decisions about their lives’

The NDIS Act 2013 recognises that decision-making is a human right for people with disabilities. However, the agency said the current environment is often weighted towards substitute decision-making, where someone such as a nominee or guardian has authority to make decisions on behalf of an adult with a disability.

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Topics:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Author:
Jewel Topsfield

Source:
SMH

Date published:
Sun 4th Jul, 2021