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Arthritis and disability

Arthritis is the second leading cause of disability and the most common cause of chronic pain in Australia today.

Assessing disordered speech and voice in Parkinson's disease: a telerehabilitation application

This article presents findings of a study which investigates the validity and reliability of a telerehabilitation application for assessing the speech and voice disorder associated with Parkinson's disease.

Assessing Emotional and Behavioral Problems in Children with Intellectual Disability: Revisiting the Factor Structure of the Developmental Behavior Checklist

The objective of the reported study was to reassess the factor structure of the Developmental Behaviour Checklist (DBC) in a large cross-cultural sample representing all levels of intellectual disability.

Assessment of acquired brain injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Guidance for DisabilityCare Australia

This paper reports the project which aimed to develop best practice guideline, support framework and a culturally appropriate instrument for assessing functioning,

cognitive impairment, and the care and support needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons with acquired brain injury.

Association of sociodemographic characteristics of children with intellectual disability in Western Australia

This article seeks to investigate sociodemographic correlates of intellectual disability (ID) in children born in Western Australia.

Audit and comprehensive health assessment programme in the primary healthcare of adults with intellectual disability: a pilot study

This article seeks to explore general practitioners' views on health assessments programs aimed at adults with intellectual disability.

Australia's health 2002: the eighth biennial report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

It is the eighth biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the nation's authoritative source of information on patterns of health and illness, determinants of health, the supply and use of health services, and health service costs and performance.

Australia's health 2006

This is the tenth biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. It is the nation's authoritative source of information on patterns of health and illness, determinants of health, the supply and use of health services, and health services expenditure.

Australia's health 2008: the eleventh biennial health report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Australia's health 2008 is the nation's premier source of statistics and informed commentary on: - patterns and determinants of health and illness- health across the life stages- the supply and use of health services- expenditure and workforce- and health sector performance.

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Research to Action Guides

  • This Guide explores what the research evidence tells us makes a difference in group homes, and to the lives of people who live in them....
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