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Housing and the built environment

Moving to my home: housing aspirations, transitions and outcomes of people with disability

This study seeks to identify the barriers and the success factors that enable people with disability with individualised funding packages to move into housing which suits their preferences and needs.

Outcomes and costs of community living: A matched comparison of group homes and semi-independent living

Consumer outcomes and recurrent (non-capital) service costs were compared for matched groups of Australian adults with intellectual disability living in group homes or semi-independently. Outcomes...

Paperwork in group homes for people with intellectual disability

The aim of this study was to explore changes in paperwork over time in Victorian group homes.

Patterns of home and community care service delivery to culturally and linguistically diverse residents of rural Victoria

This paper described patterns of the utilisation of home and community care by culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people and Australian-born residents of rural Victoria. Data showed disadvantage experienced by residents born overseas and those from CALD backgrounds.

Provision of residential services for people with intellectual disability in Australia: an international comparison

National data on the provision of services to Australians with a disability under the Commonwealth/State Disability Agreement (CSDA) have been gathered since 1995 using the Minimum Data Set (MDS)....

Reasonable accommodation of university students wth disabilities

University students with disabilities have a right to safe and reasonable accommodation. This article examines the scope and meaning of the concept of reasonable accommodation concerning case law.

Service needs of residents in private residential services in Queensland summary report

The intent of this research is to determine the need for government and non-government support services among people living in private residential services (PRS).

Staff behaviour and resident engagement before and after active support training

This paper identified the factors associated with greater increases in resident engagement that has the potential to enhance the effectiveness of active support (AS). The amount of staff help, its effectiveness, and use of praise by staff were identified as key factors. .

Stancliffe, R. J. (2002). Provision of residential services for people with intellectual disability in Australia: An international comparison

This paper analyses data on residential services for people with intellectual disability in Australia. It emphasises the need to increase residential service provisions.

Students' Attitudes to Universal Design in Architecture Education

It is widely recognised that the built environment can dramatically impact on the participation and engagement of people with disability and diverse needs. It has therefore become necessary for...

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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...