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Capacity and Consent with a focus on Intellectual Disability / Cognitive Impairment

NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation  webinar on 30 March 2020  (58 mins)

A collaboration between  ACI Intellectual Disability and Mental Health Networks

Topics covered:

  • Decision Making in the context of COVID 19
  • Role of the NSW Public Guardian
  • Decision Making, Capacity and Consent

Panel members:

  • Anna Gauci – NSW  Assistant Public Guardian for Advocacy and Policy
  • Carolyn Smith -  Supported Decision Making Lead for NSW Trustee and Guardian
  • Steven Davison - -  Director, Social Policy Implementation, NSW Ministry of Health

Chaired by: Tracey Szanto (ACI)

The NSW Public Guardian is a last resort decision maker appointed for health and lifestyle decisions with a strong focus on ensuring the community upholds and promotes the decision making rights of people who have a disability.

Capacity and Consent with a focus on Intellectual Disability / Cognitive Impairment in a context of COVID-19

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