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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.

Photovoice: A participatory approach to disability service evaluation

Historically, individuals with a disability have been underrepresented in evaluations of services and programs that aim to serve them. This underrepresentation is due to a number of challenges...

Promoting health and home safety for children of parents with intellectual disability: a randomized controlled trial

The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a home-based intervention targeted to parents with intellectual disability to promote child health and home safety in the preschool years.

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.

Removing the obstacles: Disability Access and the Arts (in Heritage Buildings)

Many arts organisations are located in heritage buildings and many of these do not provide disability access. It is often presumed that if a building has heritage status, there is no capacity to provide or improve accessible design.

Review of the Respite and Information Services for Young Carers Program Final Report

This report presents the findings of an independent evaluation of the Respite and Information Services for Young Carers Program.

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).

Sexual assault in Supported Residential Services: Four case studies

This report presents four selected case studies involving allegations of violence and abuses towards residents of Supported Residential Services (SRSs), many of whom have some form of cognitive impairment.

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. .

Staffing numbers and active support: a case study

This paper examined the effect of staffing levels on the amount of assistance provided to residents in one group home, and associated levels of resident engagement in activities prior to and following the implementation of active support.

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