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Managers’ views of skilled support

Managers of supported accommodation services were interviewed to explore service aims and the nature of, and challenges in providing, skilled support.

Mental health services in Australia

The mental health services in Australia section of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) website provides a picture of the national response of the health and welfare service system to the mental health care needs of Australians.

Methods to address requirements for changes in fun

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).

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.

Missing discourses: concepts of joy and happiness in disability

This paper shows how people with a disability are described in policy and research settings. It suggests that they are often negatively represented. The authors argue that policy‐makers and academics alike need to be sensitive to the dynamics of languages (discourses) about disability.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.

Nesta

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

New models of care

Three reports from the Victorian Transport Accident Commission (TAC) on making service delivery more client centred.

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.

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