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Stroke: the increasing complexity of carer needs

This study examined the impact of the caring role on carers of stroke survivors in Australia.

Suicide prevention training outside the mental health service system: evaluation of a state-wide program in Australia for rehabilitation and disability staff in the field of traumatic brain injury

This paper describes an initiative to train rehabilitation and disability staff working in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI).

The effect of active support training on engagement, opportunities for choice, challenging behaviour and support needs

This article seeks to evaluate active support (AS) training and to investigate changes to perceived engagement in domestic tasks, opportunities for choice, frequency of challenging behaviour, and level of support needs.

The epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in children and youths: A review of research since 1990

This report reviews recent research on the epidemiology of traumatic brain injuries among children and youth aged 0 to 20 years. Studies representing populations in North America, Europe,...

The Ethics of Caring in a Good Society. A National Conversation

This report describes a project which aimed at engaging the Australian community in dialogue about caring.

The legal role of medical professionals in decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment : part 2 (Queensland)

This is the second article in a series of three that examines the legal role of medical professionals in decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment from adults who lack capacity....

Transitioning Australian Respite

This report examines the impacts for participants, carers, communities and government of transitioning respite care into consumer directed care markets,

Unfair, Unlawful, or Just Unhappy: Issues Surrounding Complaints of Discrimination Made by Students against their Universities in Australia

This paper examines a sample of complaints made by doctoral students to external tribunals. Although most complaints are dismissed, students take this path. This article throws light on why students complain.

Unfitness to stand trial and the indefinite detention of persons with cognitive disabilities in Australia: Human rights challenges and proposals for change

Adverse consequences facing accused persons found unfit to stand trial in Australia have been well-publicised in recent years. Those found unfit may face indefinite detention in prison or other...

Upholding the right to life and health

A review of the deaths in care of people with disability in Queensland, this report reviews the deaths of 73 people with disability who died in care between 2009 and 2014.

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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...