A research project is being conducted under the supervision of Dr Emily Castell that explores the decision-making experiences of family members who are legally appointed guardians of people living with an intellectual disability, on issues relating to prescription of neuroleptic or anti-psychotic medication and challenging behaviour.
Curtin student are seeking participants for the research project. If you are over 18 years old, are a legally appointed guardian to a family member who is also over 18 years and who lives with an intellectual disability, you’re invited to take part in a 45-60 minute one-on-one interview in person, over the phone or via Skype.
If you are interested in sharing your experiences with decision making as a legal guardian please contact [email protected] to register your interest or send a private message to the research project Facebook page (search for ‘Family Member Experiences’).
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This study has been approved by the Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (Approval Number 2018-0267). Should you wish to discuss the study with someone not directly involved, in particular, any matters concerning the conduct of the study or your rights as a participant, or you wish to make a confidential complaint, you may contact the Ethics Officer on (08) 9266 9223 or the Manager, Research Integrity on (08) 9266 7093 or email [email protected]