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Family Services and Community Services Client Satisfaction Survey Disability Gateway Services: Summary Report June 2012

This is a formal evaluation of the Baptcare Disability Gateway Model which aims to provide a single access point for individual, agencies, services and professionals to obtain information and advice in relation to family support and specialist disability services in Tasmania.

Fixing the system? The experience of service users of the quasi‐market in disability services in Australia

This paper showed that despite market reforms, service delivery for people with disabilities did not improve. Service users experienced inadequate service supply, service cutbacks, and an increased emphasis on cost subsidisation and assessment processes.

Functional status, medical impairments, and rehabilitation resources in 84 females with Rett syndrome: a snapshot across the world from the parental perspective

This article seeks to explore the burden and impact of Rett syndrome by examining the functional abilities, medical needs and use of medical, therapy and accommodation services in the sample.

Gender differences in the perceptions of psychosocial experiences reported by persons with disabilities

The objective of this study was to describe the subjective experience of living with disability.

General practice registrars’ care of people with intellectual disabilities

The aim of the study was to elucidate the barriers experienced by general practice registrars in their provision of health care to people with intellectual disabilities.

General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia, 2014

In 2014, the fourth General Social Survey (GSS) was conducted with Australians aged 15 years and over.

Grandparenting a child with a disability: an emotional rollercoaster

This research shows that Australian grandparents with a grandchild with a disability pass through several stages of emotional journey. Their emotions entail anger, sadness, grief and pride.

Health care for people with an intellectual disablity: General Practitioners' attitudes, and provision of care

This article seeks to investigate general practitioners’ (GPs) beliefs about the importance of addressing nine health care issues for people with intellectual disabilities, and their roles in providing this care.

Health care service provision for country people with developmental disability: An Australian perspective

This article seeks to explore the priorities in the delivery of health care to people in rural towns with developmental disabilities. Overall, a lack of access to primary health care providers, discriminatory practices and a lack of communication was found.

Health Education by Peers with Spinal Cord Injury: a Scoping Review

This scoping review explored existing evidence about the various types and content of health education programs involving peers, aimed at adults with spinal cord injuries.

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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...