Inclusive SA

Principles

Principles are values that guide behaviour and create a shared understanding about what is important. This plan is based on the following principles for people living with disability:

  • Fundamental human rights, responsibility and autonomy.
  • Individual worth and dignity.
  • Participation in social and economic life.
  • The right to realise physical, social, sexual, reproductive, emotional and intellectual capacities.
  • The right to make decisions, including supported decisions, and to take risks.
  • Access to information in appropriate forms.
  • Respect for cultural or linguistic diversity, age, gender, sexual orientation and religious beliefs.
  • Rights to privacy and confidentiality.
  • Live free from neglect, abuse and exploitation.
  • Rights to pursue complaints and access justice.
  • Acknowledge and respect the crucial role of families, carers and significant persons.
  • Freedom of association and support to engage in family, social and friendship activities.
  • Respect the needs and rights of children as they develop.
  • Acknowledge and respect the abilities, strengths, goals and needs of people living with disability.

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Department of Human Services
URL:
https://inclusive.sa.gov.au/about-us/principles
Last Updated:
12 Aug 2020
Printed on:
11 Apr 2021
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