Healthcare

The practices relevant to Healthcare are:

Black and White

The Black and White project aims to better implement Article 12 in the Czech Republic. It combines legal expertise and fieldwork conducted with people with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities, their families or circles of support. The project is implemented by QUIP and the Association for support of people with intellectual disabilities and their families in the Czech Republic (Inclusion Czech Republic).

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Health Passport

The Health passport is a document which contains information about appropriate means of communication, support needs and wishes. It has been created for health professionals to best communicate and make appropriate decisions about the care of people with disabilities and other special needs.

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ACADAS online decision-making tool

This website has been designed for people with (intellectual) disabilities, with an age related illness or with mental health problems. It has been developed by a non-profit, advocacy organisation from Australia, ACADAS Advocacy.

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South Australian Supported Decision Making project

One of the most comprehensive pilot projects and trials aimed at developing a model on supported decision-making based on Article 12 of the CRPD. The approach aimed to maximise the autonomy and the exercise of rights by people with a disability.

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I take care of myself! Power of Attorney in easy language

The “power of attorney in easy language” is a consulting concept to support people with disabilities to create proxies. It shows how to give other persons, by means of a legal document, power to issue declarations and perform legal acts for an individual.

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Betreuungsverein of Hamburg

This Betreuungsverein is one example for the work of these local associations that undertake in Germany the recruitment, training and management of custodians (Betreuer). They are independent organisations that facilitate the implementation of the German “Custodianship Law” (Betreuungsrecht) and work in close cooperation with the respective courts and social services.

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Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry

The Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre is a non-profit, charitable
organization. Nidus provides information in British Columbia about
personal planning, specializing in Representation Agreements (supported
decision-making agreement) and also operates a centralized Registry for personal planning documents.

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Swedish Personal Ombudsman service (PO) for people with mental health problems

The Personal Ombudsman (PO) is a model for supported decision-making which is independent from all authorities. The Personal Ombudsman helps his/her client with a wide range of issues, ranging from family-matters to housing, accessing services or employment.

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