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Disability in Australia: acquired brain injury

This bulletin provides data on the prevalence of ABI in Australia, and includes details of the support needs of, and services received by, people with ABI-related disability.

Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS)

This bulletin presents information on the estimated 312,539 people with disability who accessed disability support services in 2012–13, including the services they received across five broad service groups—community support, employment, community access, accommodation support and respite services.

Disability Support Services 2014-15

Data on the services provided under the NDA are collected in the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS NMDS), this report and website provide a snapshot of the latest statistics on disability support service users

Disability support services 2000, national data on services provided under the Commonwealth/State Disability Agreement

This report provides estimates relating to a single day (‘snapshot day’) and deals with: 1) consumers and their characteristics; 2) services received; and 3) numbers of service outlets for CSDA-funded services.

Disability support services 2004-05: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report presents information on service type outlets that are funded to deliver CSTDA services; characteristics of the people who use CSTDA-funded services and support needs and informal carers of people using CSTDA-funded services.

Disability support services 2007-08: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement

This report is a summary of specialist disability services in Australia during 2007–08. A special focus chapter looks at the use of specialist disability services by

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2010-11

This report presents data collected in the Disability Services National Minimum Data Set (DS

NMDS) on disability support services that were provided under the National Disability

Agreement (NDA).

Early Intervention Services for Children With Physical Disability: Parents' Perceptions of Family-Centeredness and Service Satisfaction

This research focuses on family-centred practice and satisfaction with early childhood services. Parents and carers of children with a physical disability expressed satisfaction with early childhood services that were well-coordinated, comprehensive and informative.

Evaluation of an Occupational Mindfulness Program for Staff Employed in the Disability Sector in Australia

The purpose of this preliminary study was to evaluate the impact of a group-based training program, known as ‘Occupational Mindfulness’ (OM), on employee coping and wellbeing within a disability service in Australia.

Evaluation of outcomes for people nominated to the Integrated Services Program: Evaluation plan

The Integrated Services Program (ISP) commenced in 2005 with dedicated funding from the NSW Government as a demonstration project.

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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...