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Disability and Rehabilitation

This journal publishes reviews, research papers and letters on rehabilitation in practice, perspectives in rehabilitation and case studies.

Disability burden due to stroke in Western Australia: new insights from linked data sources

Stroke-related years lived with disability are likely to be underestimated in Western Australia. This study aims to improve estimates by improving the accuracy of component inputs: nonfatal (28-day survivor) incidence, disease duration and disability (severity) weights.

Disability discrimination and immigration in Australia

Migration applications were refused on the grounds of disability. A Federal Court decision in favour of applicants with disability raises questions about the validity of medical reports provided about potential migrants. This paper addresses this issue in details.

Disability in Australia: acquired brain injury

This bulletin examines acquired brain injury (ABI) in Australia: its causes, the prevalence and severity of disability related to ABI, and the needs of people with ABI in various aspects of life.

Disability support services 2000, national data on services provided under the Commonwealth/State Disability Agreement

This report provides estimates relating to a single day (‘snapshot day’) and deals with: 1) consumers and their characteristics; 2) services received; and 3) numbers of service outlets for CSDA-funded services.

Disability support services 2001, national data on services provided under the Commonwealth/State Disability Agreement

This report provides estimates relating to a single day (‘snapshot day’) and deals with: 1) consumers and their characteristics; 2) services received; and 3) numbers of service outlets for CSDA-funded services.

Disability support services 2003-04: national data on services provided under the Commonwealth State/Territory disability agreement

This report presents data on services provided or funded by governments under the Commonwealth State/Territory disability agreement (CSTDA), and the people accessing these services between 1 July 2003 and 30 June 2004.

Disability support services 2009-10: report on services provided under the National Disability Agreement

This report presents 2009–10 information collected on people who used disability support services provided under the National Disability Agreement (NDA), and the agencies and outlets that provided services.

Disability-specific preparation programme plays an important role in shaping students’ attitudes towards disablement and patients with disabilities

A small pilot study was conducted to explore the effect of a clinical placement in a rehabilitation setting on nursing students’ attitudes towards, and effectiveness in caring for, adult patients with acquired disabilities from head and spinal injuries.

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings

This publication presents a summary of results from the Survey of Disability, Ageing and

Carers (SDAC) conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) throughout

Australia, from June to November 2003.

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