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

A picture of Australia's children 2012

This report provides the latest information on the health and wellbeing of Australia’s children aged 0–14, outlining scope for further gains, particularly among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and those living in areas with the lowest socio

A picture of Australia's children 2012

This report provides the latest information on how Australia is faring according to key indicators of child health, development, and wellbeing.

A pilot program of physical activity promotion among clients receiving home and community care

This is a pilot study of physical activity promotion as part of home and community care (HACC) service delivery.

A practical guide for working with carers of people with a mental illness

A practical guide for practitioners working with carers, recognising the role of personal and family relationships in promoting wellbeing.

A prospective, longitudinal study of growth, nutrition and sedentary behaviour in young children with cerebral palsy

This study investigates the relationship between factors include linear growth, body composition, oral motor and feeding dysfunction, dietary intake, and time spent sedentary - and health outcomes, health care utilisation, participation and quality of life in young children with cerebral palsy.

A study of the dental treatment needs of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia

A selected population of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia, was studied with reference to their oral disease and treatment needs. The results are presented in this paper.

A Systematic Review of Behavioral Health Interventions for Sex Offenders With Intellectual Disabilities

This article reviews evaluation studies of programs designed to treat sex offenders with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) published in peer-reviewed journals between 1994 and...

A systematic review of issues around antenatal screening and prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders: women of Asian origin in western countries

This paper presents a review of literature on issues around antenatal screening and prenatal diagnostic testing for genetic disorders among women of Asian descent in western countries. Ethnic background affects understanding of screening and decisions relating to prenatal screening,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Outcomes Project: Report on national and international child protection frameworks for Indigenous children

This report provides an overview of the delivery of child welfare services to Indigenous communities in Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010: detailed analyses

This report contains detailed analyses underlying the summary data presented in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2010.

Published Literature
Published Literature
Academic Literature
Published Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Published Literature
Published 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...