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Including People with Disability

Checklist for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating inclusive policies, programs, procedures and strategies.


  1. Has the impact on people with disability been considered?
  2. Has there been an appropriate level of consultation with, or involvement of, people with disability and / or their carers at each stage of planning, development, implementation and evaluation?
  3. Has expert opinion been sought?
  4. Are there existing policies, programmes, procedures or strategies which can be reviewed to include reasonable adjustments, rather than develop new or addition ones with a specific focus on disability?
  5. Does it align with existing policy?
  6. Does the policy, program, procedure or strategy discuss how it will benefit health outcomes or service delivery for people with disability?
  7. Has the capacity of mainstream services been enhanced in order to meet the needs of people with disability?

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