24 November 2022

International Day of People with Disability 2022

The Department of Health’s Disability Health Network and North Metropolitan Health Service invite you to join us in celebrating International Day of People with Disability 2022.

Our theme this year is supported decision making in health. To raise awareness, this year’s event will feature keynote speaker, Dr Piers Gooding, Senior Research Fellow, Melbourne Law School.

The event will feature a thought-provoking panel discussion, challenging supported decision making in health. Panel members include health staff and people with lived experience of disability who will share their insights and perspectives on supported decision making.  

In addition, there will be launches of the newly updated Hospital Stay Guidelines, North Metropolitan Health Service’s updated Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2022-2027 and the inaugural Staff Disability and Allies Network for WA health staff.

Open to all community members, service providers and WA health staff, this is a free event. You can attend in-person or online. Information to join online will be sent prior to the event.  

Date: Wednesday 30 November 2022.

Time: 12pm to 2pm, registration from 11:30am. Light refreshments served after the event.

Venue: Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research, 6 Verdun Street, Nedlands (located at QEII Medical Centre).

In person attendance has closed, however, you can still register to attend online via Microsoft Teams. Register to attend here (external site).

The flyer for this event can be downloaded here (PDF 203KB).

For more information, contact the Disability Health Network on 9222 0200 or at Health.Policy@health.wa.gov.au.