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Housing and the built environment

Deinstitutionalisation and housing futures: final report

The research examines the housing futures of people with intellectual disabilities who have been, or will be, deinstitutionalised.

Dispersed or clustered housing for adults with intellectual disability: a systematic review

The purpose of this review was to evaluate the available research on the quality and costs of dispersed community-based housing compared to clustered housing.

Factors influencing the use and provision of respite care services for older families of people with a severe mental illness

This article seeks to explore the use and provision of respite care services for family carers of people with a severe mental illness.

Homeless SAAP clients with a disability 2002-03

This bulletin provides an overview of assistance given to people with a disability by the Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP), the major response by the Australian Government and state and territory governments to resolve and prevent homelessness.

Housing assistance in Australia 2011

This report provides information on housing assistance in government, not-for-profit and the private sector, focusing on the housing assistance provided to special needs groups including Indigenous Australians, young and older Australians, and people with special needs.

Housing assistance in Australia 2012

This report looks at housing assistance in the government, not-for-profit and private sector segments in Australia in 2011-12.

Housing needs of consumers of mental health services in rural New South Wales, Australia

This article seeks to explore the housing needs of people with mental illnesses in rural NSW.

Housing priorities of persons with a spinal cord injury and their household members

This study aimed to identify the housing priorities of families living with persons with a spinal cord injury.

How much disability is long term?

The research followed a small sample of clients of a community nursing service, assessed their level of disability when entering the service and tracked their level of disability after three months.

Implementing person-centred approaches to private housing for people with disability: Impediments and difficulties

This report reviews a selected person-centred approach to securing private housing for people with disability.

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...