This short article distinguishes between various levels of empowerment, which depends on the amount of substantive decisions a person makes about their service. The level of empowerment ranges from no substantive input, to consultation, to decisive input on all key decisions. Services often confuse empowerment with consultation, keeping authority for key issues away from the individual.
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Discerning Actual Levels of Substantive Empowerment
Michael Kendrick, PhD.
Michael Kendrick Consulting
1 January 1970
Day Activities, Attitudes, Advocacy, Individualisation, Self Determination, Ethics