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Proposed National Disability Insurance Scheme: Human Rights Analysis

This report provides an analysis of the recommendations contained in the Productivity Commission Disability Care and Support Draft Report and key human rights principles that may arise with respect to varying rights conventions and declarations.

Report for Cerebral Palsy Alliance : evaluation of the Ignition Mentoring Program

Cerebral Palsy Alliance has been running the Ignition Mentoring program since 2006 to support teenagers with cerebral palsy. This report presents some background on the Ignition Mentoring program and an evaluation of outcomes as determined from 113 survey forms filled in by mentees and their carers.

Responding to Sexual Assault

"Practical 2-day course [for] anyone working with people with intellectual disability. Debunks myths surrounding sexual assault and builds understanding of how people with intellectual disability experience sexual assault and abuse”

Restraint and seclusion of people on compulsory treatment orders in Victoria, Australia in 2008-2009

In Victoria, people with an intellectual disability who have shown behaviour that is a significant risk of serious harm to others may be detained within government-funded disability accommodation...

Restraint and seclusion of people on compulsory treatment orders in Victoria, Australia in 2008–2009

This paper describes the characteristics of people with a developmental disability who were subjected to restraint and seclusion in Victoria. It offers some recommendations for professionals working in this field.

Restrictive interventions for people with a disability exhibiting challenging behaviours: Analysis of a population database

People with an intellectual disability are subjected to restrictive interventions. This study reports on the use of chemical and mechanical restraint and seclusion in the State of Victoria, Australia. The use of restraint was found as a routine activity rather than as a last resort.

Safeguarding People’s Right to be Free from Abuse

This is the first of a series of Occasional Papers which we will produce on ‘Learning from Complaints’. These papers will cover key issues and learnings identified from our analysis of the themes arising from complaints made about disability services.

Safeguarding, safety and risk: A scoping review.

How are the concepts of safety and safeguarding understood across different care contexts in the UK?

School Disaster Planning for Children with Disabilities: A Critical Review of the Literature

This critical literature review examined the body of peer reviewed literature published in English addressing school disaster planning policies with a particular focus on children with disabilities.

Stop the Violence Improving Service Delivery for Women and Girls with Disabilities

Stop the Violence is part of a multi-layered approach to assisting women with disabilities under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children.

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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...