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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.

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.

Design principles in housing for people with complex physical and cognitive disability: towards an integrated framework for practice

To develop a research-based environmental framework to guide the design and construction of suitable residential dwellings for individuals with complex disability. An environmental approach to...

Does the daily choice making of adults with intellectual disability meet the normalisation principle?

This study examined whether daily choice availability for adults with intellectual disability was consistent with Nirje's normalisation principle.Ratings of the daily choice availability of 59...

Effectiveness of support services for children and young people with challenging behaviours related to or secondary to disability, who are in out-of-home care: A systematic review

This study reviewed interventions for children and young people with challenging behaviour in out-of-home care. This review highlights the need for further research of the efficacy of support services for this group.

For better or worse: how have people with intellectual disabilities fared in a whole of disabilities framework?

This article explores the impact of a “whole of disability” service framework on the provision of services to people with intellectual disability, with a particular focus on the provision of accommodation support services to people with intellectual disability in Western Australia.

Gatekeepers to home and community care services: the link between client characteristics and source of referral

The aim of this study was to identify characteristics associated with the likelihood of a client receiving a referral to the Home and Community Care (HACC) program from various sources. Data were...

Homeless SAAP clients with a disability 2002-03

This report compares 'disability' and 'non-disability' client groups to examine their characteristics and needs and the ability of SAAP to support homeless people with disabilities.

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.

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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...