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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...

Improved Survival in Down Syndrome over the Last 60 Years and the Impact of Perinatal Factors in Recent Decades

Objective To calculate the survival of people with Down syndrome over the past 60 years and the influence of major perinatal factors by using linked population-based data. Study design A data...

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...

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...

Influences on Indigenous labour market outcomes: Productivity Commission staff working paper

This working paper examines factors that potentially influence Indigenous labour market outcomes (LMOs).

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 Market Conditions, Applications and Grants of Disability Support Pension (DSP) in Australia

This paper uses Australian aggregate data to shed light on the impact of labour market conditions on applications and grants of the Disability Support Pension (DSP) in Australia.

Labour market conditions, labour force activity and prevalence of psychiatric disorders

This paper examined whether market conditions influenced labour force activity among people with mental disorders. Overall, results showed that labour force participation increased in response to greater labour demand. The paper calls for effective policies for improving access to employment.

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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...