People with disabilities--Services for

Research report

13 Jul 2018

The NDIS emerged from years of discussions about problems with the existing disability support arrangements, the need for reform, and proposals for new models of disability support. Key developments in the realisation of the NDIS are outlined in this paper.

Article

A practical guide for providers looking to be more effective and efficient in supporting customers
27 Jun 2018

This article unpacks what is meant by customer-centricity, and provides a guide and practical tips for disability service providers looking to take a customer-centric approach to transforming their operating model.

Annual Report

6 Jun 2018

The Victorian disability plan recognises that much needs to be done. It also recognises that the best way to measure progress will be to look at the outcomes experienced by people with disability over time across areas such as health, education, employment, housing and safety....

Report

4 Jun 2018

While the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to largely replace the current provision of services to people with disability under the National Disability Agreement (NDA), many people were still receiving support under the NDA in 2016–17.

Discussion paper

31 May 2018

This paper asks for feedback on how to make sure that if supported school transport is in the NDIS, it is safe, flexible, affordable and reliable. It explores how supported school transport could work in the NDIS in a nationally consistent way. The potential model...

Report

Report on the National Disability Insurance Agency's handling of reviews
15 May 2018

This report is based on information extracted from complaint investigations, stakeholder feedback, briefings provided by the NDIA, and the legislation, policy and procedural guidance relevant to the administration of reviews under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013.

Strategy

28 Mar 2018

This strategy is intended to optimise the independence and self-determination of disabled people in New Zealand, in line with the Enabling Good Lives principles that support people with a disability to make decisions about the kind of life they want.

Article

28 Mar 2018

This resource presents a how-to guide for non-profit organisations seeking to explore whether a merger is right for them, and if so, how to go about it - using insights and lessons learned from a recent large-scale merger in the disability sector.

Policy report

Report prepared for Psychiatric Disability Services of Victoria and SalvoConnect
23 Mar 2018

This report finds that while only around 10% of Victorians living with severe mental illness are expected to be eligible for the NDIS, critical community mental health services, supporting all Victorians living with severe mental illness, are being decommissioned to fund the scheme.

Research report

The relationship between education and technology for students with disabilities
22 Feb 2018

This report details findings of the Curtin University Teaching Innovation funded project Internet of Things (IoT) Education: Implications for Students with Disabilities. This project aimed to provide insight into both the potential risks and benefits of the IoT for tertiary students with disabilities, particularly in...

Report

13 Feb 2018

This research addresses a knowledge gap about personal safety and abuse prevention by exploring the perspectives of young people with disability.

Strategy

8 Feb 2018

This strategy document outlines the Victorian government’s three year plan to enhance the economic participation of people with disability.

Research report

6 Feb 2018

The focus of this project is specifically on adults with intellectual disabilities who have high support needs and experience almost complete exclusion from employment, much more than other disability groups.

Survey

6 Feb 2018

This survey of 385 not for profit organisations identified a significant under-investment in IT, with many organisations using systems that aren’t working well enough to provide efficient services.

Commentary

15 Dec 2017

Governments have yet to create a coherent strategy to help the almost three million Australians providing informal care, writes Lesley Russell.

Report

7 Dec 2017

This report makes twenty recommendations which aim to strengthen the effectiveness of the NDIS to ensure that children can be appropriately supported to reach their full potential.

Report

4 Dec 2017

Most of the findings in this report are based on the 2017 Annual Market Survey, which saw 516 disability service providers share their experiences. The survey focuses on the 2016-17 financial year, and highlights the key concerns of the sector, as well as what’s needed...

Report

3 Dec 2017

This web report uses data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) to examine access to a range of health services by people with disability aged under 65 who lived in the community.

Report

29 Nov 2017

This inquiry focused on one aspect of the Disability Strategy, the accessibility and inclusiveness of the Australian community for people with disability.

Commentary

16 Nov 2017

Could the National Disability Insurance Scheme be threatened by higher-than-expected diagnoses of autism and developmental delay?

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