Your Decision Making Toolkit

Everyone has the right to make decisions that affect their lives. Supported decision making happens when one person gives another person the support they need to participate in decision making. Support needs are different for everyone and for every decision. Everyone uses support to make decisions. Sometimes we might need extra support.

This might be:

  • when we are unwell

  • when others make assumptions about our abilities

Supported decision making involves supporting someone through the decision making process. Different people will need different amounts of support for each part of the decision making process.