People with disability in NSW, who need help managing their finances, often lack support to make decisions about money. This evaluation shows that a funded agency is needed to help people take a more active part in deciding how to spend their money.
The exploratory study found that participants, including those with cognitive disability, mostly supported the broad concept of supported decision making. However supporters saw this as a complex, dynamic and frequently chaotic process. Fundamental to the process were relationships and tailoring support to the individual....