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Identifying benefits and barriers to respite for carers of children with complex health needs: A qualitative study

UNLABELLED: Abstract Background: Increasing numbers of children with complex health needs (CWCHN) are being cared for in their own homes. Caring for a child with complex health needs is an...

Implications for family carers when people with psychosocial disability have individualised funding packages – literature review

This literature review examines the impact of individualised funding on family carers of people with psychosocial disability.

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...

Improving the participation of youth with physical disabilities in community activities: An interrupted time series design

Background/aim: Youth with physical disabilities experience restrictions to participation in community-based leisure activities; however, there is little evidence about how to improve their...

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...

Informational requirements and client-centred disability care: Issues, problems and prospects in Australia

Client and patient-centred care have become watchwords in policies to transform social and health care systems in both Australia and the UK. In this article we argue that much of the success of...

Investigating the importance of various individual, interpersonal, organisational and demographic variables when predicting job burnout in disability support workers

This study identified factors contributing to burnout among disability support workers. Some key factors were challenging behaviour, workload, supervisor support, work-home conflict, role ambiguity and so on.

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...

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. Carers Victoria conducted this study to collect evidence to test or validate carers’ anecdotal experiences.

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