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How many people return to work after acquired brain injury? A systematic review

This review sought to estimate the proportion people who return to work after brain injury. About 40 percent people with ABI returned to work. While some could not sustain their jobs, people with traumatic ABI changed their jobs over time.

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.

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

Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities (JARID)

This peer-reviewed journal focuses on intellectual disabilities and covers topics such as quality of life, behaviour, communication, sexuality, mental and physical health and economic issues.

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.

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.

Mental illness and its effects on labour market outcomes

This paper examines the impact of mental illness on all stages of labour market engagement, including lower rates of participation in the labour market, higher rates of unemployment and employment in low-skill or low-earning occupations relative to qualifications.

My Choice Matters evaluation - Interim report

My Choice Matters supports people with disability and their families to increase their skills, knowledge and confidence. This series of reports presents detailed program evaluations.

NAB Charitable Giving Index Indepth report – 12 months to February 2015

The NAB Charitable Giving Index provides a clear window into people’s contribution to charities – playing an important role in helping the not-for-profit sector realise the giving potential in Australia.

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