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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.

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 assistance in Australia 2011

This report provides information on housing assistance in government, not-for-profit and the private sector, focusing on the housing assistance provided to special needs groups including Indigenous Australians, young and older Australians, and people with special needs.

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.

Housing assistance in Australia 2012

This report looks at housing assistance in the government, not-for-profit and private sector segments in Australia in 2011-12.

Housing assistance in Australia, 2016

Housing assistance in Australia 2016 provides information relating to government funded provision of social housing, rent assistance, home purchase assistance and support services to help households maintain their tenancies.

Housing priorities of persons with a spinal cord injury and their household members

This study aimed to identify the housing priorities of families living with persons with a spinal cord injury.

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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....
  • This Research to Action Guide promotes and supports best practice in inclusive research by providing a review of the evidence and strategies that ensure end-use...