You are here: HomeSafety and security

Current CADR projects

Download a summary of our current projects;

We want to hear from you!

Help us improve the CADR clearing house

Safety and security

Improving Recognition of Carers’ Skills: Literature Review

This review of the literature examined: the skills and knowledge of carers and the transferability of these to employment; the role of and approaches to supporting education and training; and approaches that support carers’ transition into education, training and employment.

Inquiry into abuse in disability services: final report

Through submissions and extensive public hearings across Victoria, the Committee makes recommendation that can be implemented quickly to prevent and respond to violence against people with disability.

Issues in the definition and implementation of 'best practice' for staff delivery of interventions for challenging behaviour

This paper reviews current research on "best practice" for intervention for challenging behaviour in persons with intellectual disability and acquired brain injury and establish the service conditions associated with its effective implementation.

Joint attention, language, social relating, and stereotypical behaviours in children with autistic disorder

This study aimed to investigate the relationships between abilities to initiate and respond to joint attention and symptoms of autism that have, and have not, been theoretically linked to joint attention.

Lawyers: A Role to Play in the Detection of Mental Impairment?

This article presents findings from a study which sought to establish the frequency with which South Australian lawyers consider mental impairment, using 'detection' as a benchmark.

Long-Stay Patient Project Full Report

This report investigates the phenomenon of ‘inappropriate long-term placement of

patients’ in mental health facilities, who have stayed long past the time when they need treatment.

Making rights reality for Sexual Assault victims with a disability

Program to increase access to the CJS for people who have been sexually assaulted and have a cognitive impairment and/or communication difficulties. Enhances existing services to provide greater accessibility.

Mental disorders, disability and health service use amongst Vietnamese refugees and the host Australian population

This paper reports on the prevalence of mental health problems encountered by Vietnamese refugees resettled in Australia. It argues that they do not impose a burden on general or mental health services.

Mid-term review, younger people in Residential Aded Care (YPIRAC) program

This report analyses the targets, performance and key issues associated with a residential aged care programme. The review found that the programme had positive impacts on young men with a disability.

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage: Key Indicators 2003

This report assesses programmes and interventions against some key indicators of Indigenous disadvantage in Australia.

Published Literature
Published Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Academic Literature
Published Literature
Online Resources
Academic Literature
Online Resources
Online Resources
green strip

Research to Action Guides