Provides insight into how people with disabilities can live their lives exercising their own voice having choice and control over both their daily activities and future aspirations. The role that both individualised funding and supported decision making plays in living a good life will be examined. Focus will be placed upon comparing and contrasting research and evaluation outcomes from both an Australian and international perspective.
- Theoretical framework: The journey from patient to client to citizen
- Principles, processes and practices of Individualised Funding and self-directed support
- Models of individualised funding
- Evaluating models of individualised funding
- Using evidence based practices to enhance supported decision making
- Individual funding and organisational change
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critically appraise the main theoretical constructs influencing the move towards individualised funding||Intellectual rigour|
|2||evaluate the principles, processes and practices underpinning models of individualised funding||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||evaluate an individualised funding package for a person with a disability||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|4||critically reflect on supported decision making strategies||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|5||critically appraise organisational strategies to accommodate individualised funding||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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