The following materials have been developed to help service providers implement the Information Sharing Guidelines (ISG).
ISG Decision Making Steps and Practice Guide
This is a key resource for all staff to follow, a flowchart and guide providing advice on the ISG’s practical application.
Writing an appendix
Explains how to develop a procedure for ISG implementation.
A Guide to Writing an ISG Appendix (PDF, 487KB)
A video summarising the Information Sharing Guidelines.
This can be used if you don’t have a process to document a client’s consent to share information.
Sample consent form (DOCX, 47KB)
An example of a form that could be used to record information sharing activity if your organisation does not have an existing client file record keeping process.
Record Keeping Form (DOCX, 22KB)
An audit tool that can be used by organisations in preparation for quality assurance auditing processes such as the Australian Service Excellence Standards.
ISG Audit Tool - Assessing organisational ISG policies and procedures for content and quality (PDF, 369KB)
Introduction to Information Sharing Guidelines for Promoting Safety and Wellbeing
This online course is a 15 minute overview of the ISG, useful for staff who need to know about the ISG but may not necessarily be called on to routinely apply it in their work.
Information Sharing Guidelines for Promoting Safety and Wellbeing Induction for Staff and Supervisors
This online course targets front line staff, supervisors and policy makers who need to have a detailed knowledge of the ISG because they will apply the ISG in their daily work or supervise those who do. This interactive course has assessment activities and takes 45 minutes to an hour to complete.