You are here: HomeHealth and wellbeing

Current CADR projects

Download a summary of our current projects;

We want to hear from you!

Help us improve the CADR clearing house

Health and wellbeing

Comorbidity and labor force activity among people with psychiatric disorders

This study attempted to examine how comorbidity impacted on labour force participation. It found that comorbidity influences labour force activities. People with psychiatric disorders and comorbidity profiles need intensive vocational services.

Comparative Program Options for Aging People with Intellectual Disabilities

This study compared different models of day-support programs used by older people with intellectual disabilities.

Comparing the Job Strain and Job Demand-Control-Support Models in Direct-Care Disability Workers: Support for Support

This study attempted to determine the relationship of stress to occupation. Occupation-specific stressors and/or psychological reactions may trigger stress-related-illness among different types of employees. .

Comparison of specialist and mainstream programs for older carers of adults with intellectual disability: Considerations for service development

The present paper discusses a study that further explored the functions of specialist programs for this group through a comparsion with a mainstream disability case-management program.

Concurrent validity of the Functional Independence Measure for Children (WeeFIM) and the Pediatric Evaluation of Disabilities Inventory in children with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries

This study aimed at determining the concurrent validity of two measures (the Functional Independence Measure of Children and the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory) of functional performance in children with intellectual disability. The two tests measure similar constructs.

Construct validity of the Children's Hand-Skills ability Questionnaire (CHSQ) in children with disabilities: A Rasch analysis

This study further investigated the internal and external construct validity of The Children's Hand-Skill ability Questionnaire (CHSQ).

Cost of Providing Specialist Disability Services and Communities Services in Queensland

This report focuses on service delivery and organisational expenditure data for 30 service delivery types funded by the Disability Services Queensland (DSQ) and the Department of Communities (DOC). It identified factors influencing service delivery expenditure.

Counselling support for people with intellectual disabilities: the use of narrative therapy

This article examined the potential of narrative therapy as a direct intervention for adults with moderate-to-severe intellectual disabilities, autism and/or severe communication limitations. The findings suggest that the therapy can be useful in assisting them.

Counselling the Family Carer: Aims and Approaches of 47 Service Organisations

As part of a wider study of counselling for family carers of relatives with diverse chronic illnesses and disabilities, the researchers sought to identify the aims and counselling approaches of a relevant sample of 47 service organisations.

Counting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Australia: The evidence and the challenges

This review collates information on the prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) in Australia.

Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Online Resources
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
green strip

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...