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Tizard Centre, University of Kent

The Tizard Centre is one of the leading UK academic groups working in learning disability and community care.

Tizard Learning Disability Review

The Tizard Learning Disability Review is a key journal for managers, practitioners, students and academics who work in the field of learning disability.

Transformations of Care: Living the consequences of changing public policies in Australia

This report presents the main findings from an ADHC funded research project focussing on NSW care workers.

Understanding Disability: An Analysis of the Influence of the Social Model of Disability in the Drafting of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) and in Its Interpretation and Application

This article analyses the limit of Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) as a tool towards delivery of equality of opportunity in education to people with disabilities.

Upholding the right to life and health

A review of the deaths in care of people with disability in Queensland, this report reviews the deaths of 73 people with disability who died in care between 2009 and 2014.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2002-03

This report provides estimates of expenditure on welfare services in Australia for the period 1998-99 to 2002-03.

Welfare expenditure Australia 2003-04

This report provides estimates of expenditure on welfare services and social security benefits in Australia for the period 1998-99 to 2003-04.

Where is the Evidence? Realising the value of grey literature for public policy and practice

Australian Policy Online (APO) has released a new research report, – Where is the Evidence – Realising the value of grey literature for public policy and practice.

Workforce Planning for Support Workers in the Disability Services Sector

This is a report commissioned by ACROD (National Industry Association for Disability Services) to review the disability

services sector in Western Australia as a result of the critical workforce planning issues that

were emerging in the sector.

Written out of History: Invisible Women in Intellectual Disability Social Work

Focusing on England and Victoria, Australia in particular, this paper uses oral history interviews with long-standing social workers and documentary evidence including government reports and newspaper coverage to explore the similarity in the roles of social workers in intellectual disability.

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Research to Action Guides

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