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Skilled to thrive: Safeguarding support action

Current changes in disability policy, such as the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), entail a move away from substitute decision making for the person with disability to supported decision making by the person themselves, with appropriate safeguard supports to reduce the risk of harm. The linked resources are part of a NCOSS action research project in collaboration with the Social Policy Research Centre to develop (1) a practice model of delivering individual safeguard supports for people with disability, and (2) organisational capacity to provide best practice individual safeguarding support to a diverse range of people with disability. 

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