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Comparison of People with ABI Living in Two Accommodation Settings: Shared Supported Accommodation and Residential Aged Care

This article describes the characteristics, support needs and level of community inclusion of people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) living in shared accommodation in Victoria. Furthermore, it compares this group with a group of people with ABI under 50 years old living in residential care.

Competencies of front-line managers in supported accommodation: Issues for practice and future research

This paper examines the core competencies required to be a front-line manager of supported accommodation for people with intellectual disability in Victoria, Australia.

Contested Housing Landscapes? Social Inclusion, Deinstitutionalisation and Housing Policy in Australia

This paper explores the character and implications of deinstitutionalisation in Australia as a rehousing process. It is based on a recent national research project that has examined the housing futures of people with intellectual disabilities who have been, or will be, deinstitutionalised.

Culture in Better Group Homes for People With Intellectual Disability at Severe Levels

In depth qualitative case studies were conducted in 3 well performing group homes using participant observation and interviews. The insights from this study provide knowledge to guide service development and evaluation.

Deinstitutionalisation and housing futures: final report

The research examines the housing futures of people with intellectual disabilities who have been, or will be, deinstitutionalised.

Dispersed or clustered housing for adults with intellectual disability: a systematic review

The purpose of this review was to evaluate the available research on the quality and costs of dispersed community-based housing compared to clustered housing.

Factors influencing the use and provision of respite care services for older families of people with a severe mental illness

This article seeks to explore the use and provision of respite care services for family carers of people with a severe mental illness.

Hospital experiences of older people with intellectual disability: Responses of group home staff and family members

This paper reports on the hospitalisation experiences of older adults with intellectual disability. Most hospital systems were poorly designed to respond to the needs of this vulnerable group.

Housing and care for younger and older adults with disabilities final report

This paper outlines research by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute: Sydney Research Centre, which examines the relationships between housing and care for younger and older adults with disabilities.

Housing assistance in Australia 2011

Housing assistance in Australia 2011 is a compendium style publication which provides readers with information about housing assistance in each segment of the housing sector: government, not-for-profit and the private sector.

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