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Impact of the role of senior dual disability coordinator on the perceived self-efficacy and job satisfaction of mental health clinicians

PURPOSE: This study aimed to evaluate a new service role in mental health services, namely, the senior dual disability coordinator role (SDDC) for its impact on the perceived self-efficacy of...

Implementation of evidence-based supported employment in regional Australia

OBJECTIVE: To implement the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) approach at 4 locations in regional New South Wales, Australia. Outcomes attained were compared with a national non-IPS program...

Improving access to electronic health records for people with intellectual disability: a qualitative study

People with intellectual disability represent ~2-3% of the Australian population and experience elevated rates of mortality and morbidity compared with the general population. People with...

Improving physiotherapy services to Indigenous children with physical disability: Are client perspectives missed in the continuous quality improvement approach?

OBJECTIVE: To compare the outcomes of two cycles of continuous quality improvement (CQI) at a paediatric physiotherapy service with findings from interviews with clients and their carers using the...

In the Arms of Grief: Working with Developmentally Delayed Children and Their Caregivers

The article presents some factors, risks and challenges associated with dance movement therapy (DMT), from the perspective of a dance/movement therapist on a therapeutic team. Empirical...

Individual funding for disability support: What are the implications for accountability?

A range of different countries have experimented with the concept of individualised funding and self-directed support, particularly for long term care. With the introduction of the National...

Informing the Australian government on AT policies: ARATA's experiences

UNLABELLED: This article describes the development and dissemination of an evidence-based Policy Statement and Background Papers by the Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology...

Invisible care: Access to carer payment and carer allowance by Victorian carers of a person with a mental illness

Carers of a person with a mental illness have consistently reported that they have great difficulties in;accessing Carer Payment and Carer Allowance. They suspect that these difficulties may be...

Labour force characteristics of people with a disa

This article uses information from the 2003 and 1998 Surveys of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) conducted by the ABS. Unless otherwise stated, this article limits its analysis to working-age people (i.e. people aged 15-64 years) living in households.

Labour force characteristics of people with a disability

This article uses information from the 2003 and 1998 Surveys of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) to analyse the labour force characteristics of people with a disability.

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Research to Action Guides

  • A Guide for disability practitioners, schools, employers and young people looking to make the transition from school to employment in Australia....
  • The Culturally Proficient Service Delivery Research to Action Guide has been developed to assist in the provision of accessible, appropriate and effective disab...