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Making it Real

Making it Real sets out what people who use services and carers expect to see and experience if support services are truly personalised.

Mediating community participation: practice of support workers in initiating, facilitating or disrupting encounters between people with and without intellectual disability

Promoting community participation for people with intellectual disability through encounters with strangers is an integral part of the mission of disability support workers. This paper explores what makes some staff practices more effective than others in promoting positive encounters with strangers

Methods to address requirements for changes in funding disability services brought about by external change

The objective of this project is to provide advice on appropriate indexation and demand factors for Commonwealth funding to the States via the Commonwealth State Disability Agreement (CSDA). This funding is used to provide accommodation and support services for people with a disability.

National Core Indicators: NCI (USA)

NCI™ is a voluntary effort by public developmental disabilities agencies to measure and track their own performance.

National Disability Practitioners (NDP)

National Disability Practitioners is a new membership association that will take the lead in strengthening occupational standards, building sector networks and creating professional development opportunities for those working to support people with disabi

NDIA report on the methodology of the efficient price

As agreed in the joint pricing working group which comprised equal representation from the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), National Disability Services (NDS) and two independent expert consultants, any price build in this context should be si

Nesta

This innovation charity aims to bring experimentation and evidence to innovation policy.

Older Parent Caregivers' Engagement with the Service System

This article sought to examine the interaction between older parent caregivers' biographies and their involvement with the service system.

Participation Opportunities for Adults With Intellectual Disabilities Provided by Disability Services in One Australian State

The authors undertook a study to discern the nature and extent of service user participation opportunities within a range of organizations that provide disability services in one Australian state.

Perspectives of Aboriginal people on disability and care in the Barkly Region of the Northern Territory

A report on the research undertaken by Ninti One to help determine effective support arrangements for Aboriginal people with disabilities living in the Barkley Region of the Northern Territory.

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Research to Action Guides

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