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Karen R. Fisher

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ORCID ID

0000-0002-0828-6395

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Commentary

Article

10 Feb 2017

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to help more people with disability access the support services they need to live independently in the community. But the majority of NDIS participants have low incomes. So, without substantial financial assistance, they struggle to find affordable...

Research report

28 Feb 2016

This research examined the costs, benefits and impacts for participants, carers, communities and government of the transition to consumer directed care (CDC) markets for respite outputs and outcomes. Drawing on a policy and literature review, stakeholder consultations, and cost/benefit and impact modelling, the project mapped...

Literature review

23 Sep 2015

Executive Summary

The Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC), UNSW Australia, conducted a literature review on current models of health service delivery for people with intellectual disability. The review was commissioned by the New South Wales Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) Intellectual Disability Health...

Guide

21 Feb 2015

High hopes for the NDIS are that people with disability will be able to live as independently as they choose, with the housing of their choice, and with the paid support that suits their preferences and life goals. Research conducted by the Social Policy Research...

Research report

20 Jan 2015

An evaluation of Services Our Way , a NSW Government service model designed to build the capacity of Aboriginal people to have greater access to mainstream and disability services and encourage self-directed support.

Overview

Services Our Way is a NSW Government...

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