Karen R. Fisher

First Name: Karen R.
Last Name: Fisher
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Article
10 February 2017

Shared ownership offers many of the advantages of full home ownership to people who otherwise would not be able to afford it, writes Ilan Wiesel and Karen R. Fisher.

Literature review
23 September 2015

With the aim of delivering improved health services for people with intellectual disabilities in NSW, this literature review concentrates on nine models in Australia and the UK.

Guide
21 February 2015

High hopes with the NDIS are that people with disability will be able to live as independently as they choose, with the housing of their choice, and paid support that suits their preferences and...

Report
20 January 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...

Report
18 August 2014

How are people with disability experiencing and managing the transition towards self directed support and preparing for the NDIS? In this project, small groups of people with disability around...

Report
2 February 2014

This report describes the methodology for evaluating the Integrated Services Program, which establishes cross-agency responses for adult clients who have multiple and complex needs such as mental...

Report
28 October 2013

This review was undertaken to ensure that lessons are identified to improve the process closing of Large Residential Centres and the development of new accommodation services for people with...

Guide
27 June 2013

This guide provides strategies for disability service providers to draw upon when creating and sustaining a workforce of support workers to meet the aims of DisabilityCare Australia and implement...

Working paper
15 April 2013

Disability support has historically been organised and financially managed through government and service provider agencies (agency funding). Increasingly it is offered through individualised,...

Report
28 January 2013

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA) commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to carry out research about maximising life choices of...