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Carers in Australia: assisting frail older people and people with a disability

This report is concerned with the work of those who provide care to adults and children who require the assistance of others because of disability, including age-related frailty. Such work is widely referred to as ‘informal care’.

Caring into Old Age: The wellbeing and support needs of parent carers of people with disabilities

This report outlines the impacts of the caring role upon ageing parent carers within Anglicare’s Support Coordination program, with a focus on the personal wellbeing of carers.

Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation (CONROD)

This resource provides research conducted across CONROD's research programs which has produced evidence, translated into better practice across the continuum of trauma care, from scene of injury, through rehabilitation and into the community.

Community & disability services training - NSW Ombudsman

This resource is a link to a series of workshops run by the NSW Ombudsman regarding complaints, complaint handling and serious incidents in the community and disability sector.

Developing behavioural training services to meet defined standards within an Australian statewide disability service system and the associated client outcomes

This study examined and the impact of the behavioural services training on the associated client outcomes and the severity rings of subsequent referrals in disability services in Tasmania.

Disability, abnormality and criminal law : sterilisation as lawful and 'good' violence

Sterilisation is recognised as a particular form of violence against women and girls with disability, yet it has not been explicitly prohibited by criminal law in any Australian jurisdiction....

Disobedient behaviours in children with intellectual disability

This study tests the hypothesis that disobedient behaviours in children with intellectual disability can appear when when faced with tasks inappropriate for their mental age.

Domestic and family violence database summary - disabilities

This report reviews cases of violence perpetrated against people with a disability. Violence against a partner or adult children was the most commonly reported type of violence.

Enabling and Protecting - Proactive approaches to address abuse and neglect of children and young people with disability

Enabling and Protecting - Proactive approaches to address abuse and neglect of children and young people with disability

Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC 124 Summary)

This Summary Report provides an accessible overview of the policy framework and recommendations in the final Report, Equality, Capacity and Disability in Commonwealth Laws (ALRC Report 124), tabled on 24 November 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...