MySigns helps you easily upload and tag images and videos of the moods expressed by the person you support.
Share the moods of the person you support with their health and other professionals.
Over time, you'll build a visual history of the moods of the person you support.
To create a MySigns account you must be a 'person responsible' for someone with intellectual disability.
The 'person responsible' has the authority to make decisions about medical treatment on behalf of a person who lacks capacity to make decisions themselves.
Once you've set up an account, you can invite others to contribute and monitor the profile of the person you are supporting.
You can invite:
See this Easy Read guide on MySigns to help facilitate your conversation with the person you support.
Creating your account and registering the person you support's profile is easy and should only take a few minutes
Invite others who provide support to contribute what they have observed, and clinicians to view what has been shared.
MySigns is developed by UNSW Sydney's Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN), with funding from NSW Health.
3DN champions the right of people with intellectual disability to the same level of health and mental health care as the rest of the population.
MySigns is a tool that can be used to support the mental health assessment of people with intellectual disability and significant communication difficulties.