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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.

Taking Time: a literature review

Commissioned by Ageing, Disability and Home Care NSW, this literature review describes evidence for key theories related to trauma, attachment, resilience, loss and grief, and quality of life.

Temperament and social behaviour at home and school among typically developing children and children with an intellectually [sic] disability

This study compared differences in temperament and social behaviour between children with an intellectual disability (ID) and those without an ID. The differences were minimal. However, the latter achieved a higher level of social competence and engaged in lower levels of anti-social behaviours.

The Development and Utility of a Program Theory: Lessons from an Evaluation of a Reputed Exemplary Residential Support Service for Adults with Intellectual Disability and Severe Challenging Behaviour in Victoria, Australia

This paper draws on data from an evaluation of a residential support service and outlines a program theory which is useful for supporting people with intellectual disabilities and severe challenging behaviour.

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 legal role of medical professionals in decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment : Part 1 (New South Wales)

This is the first 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.

The legal role of medical professionals in decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment : Part 1 (New South Wales)

This is the first 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....

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. This article considers the position in Queensland, including the parens patriae jurisdiction of the Supr

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,

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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...