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Shared decision making and planning care

Shared decision making and personalised care planning are important ways in which patients can partner in their own care. 

Partnering with Consumers National Standard - Action 2.6 (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care)
Action 2.6 requires the health service organisation to have processes for clinicians to partner with patients and/or their substitute decision maker to plan, communicate, set goals and make decisions about their current and future care.

The intent of this action is that patients receive safe and high-quality care by being involved in decisions and planning about current and future care.

Partnering with Consumers National Standard - Action 2.7 (Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care)
Action 2.7 requires the health service organisation to support the workforce to form partnerships with patients and carers so that patients can be actively involved in their own care.

The intent of this action is that clinicians work with patients to enable them to be partners in their own care.