Dianne Winkler

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1 Jun 2012

The Summer Foundation and Monash University conducted interviews with 68 people with disabilities and families who received services through the five-year Victorian Younger People in Residential Aged Care (YPIRAC) initiative.

“This study shows that moving out of nursing homes enriches the lives of young...


8 Aug 2011

This paper summarises recent research regarding the social inclusion of young people in nursing homes, and further outlines the policy and practical challenges related to this issue.

Although those who received services through the recently-ended national YPIRAC program will continue to receive these disability...


1 Feb 2011

Di Winkler outlines recent research and argues for the need to maintain momentum.

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28 Jan 2011

Young Australians with an acquired brain injury are more disconnected from their communities when living in aged care nursing homes than group homes according to this research.

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