Voice At The Table

Consumer Participation in Action

Governments, services and community organisations can engage people with cognitive disabilities in a wide variety of organisational processes and activities including:

  • management and project committees;
  • planning;
  • policy development;
  • resource allocation and development;
  • project management;
  • staff recruitment and training;
  • quality improvement and accreditation;
  • research activities;
  • education and community awareness raising;
  • consultations;
  • surveys;
  • advisory groups;
  • co-design;
  • evaluation and reporting;
  • employment of people with disability.

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Chapter 1. Understand Consumer Participation

Quote Icon 1.1: Why Consumer Participation Matters to services, Governments and community organisations
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Quote Icon 1.2: Why Consumer Participation Matters to People with Cognitive Disabilities
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Quote Icon 1.3: Consumer Participation in Action
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Quote Icon 1.4: Levels of Participation: Which Level Are You On?
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Quote Icon 1.5: Consumer Reps: Our Voice Our Rights
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