08-07-2019 04:45 PM
Thinking lots of people on the forums might be interested in this. My support worker told me about it. The Dignity of Risk :
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The first of eight "guiding principles" of the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities states: "Respect for inherent dignity, individual autonomy including the freedom to make one’s own choices, and independence of persons."
09-07-2019 05:09 PM
@eth you may also be interested in the Mental Health Statement of Rights and Responsibilities which all Australian governments have committed to.
12-07-2019 09:54 PM
Thanks for sharing @Shaz51, the dignity of risk is something that we all take for granted until it is taken away from us isn't it?
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