Social Policy Research Centre (UNSW)
Evaluation of NSW community-based mental health programs: Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative Plus
The Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative Plus (HASI Plus) is a program for people with severe mental illness and significant difficulties managing day to day living. The Ministry commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) to evaluate the HASI Plus program. This is the report...
In Home Care evaluation report
The revised In Home Care (IHC) program was introduced on 2 July 2018, as part of the Child Care Package. This is the final evaluation report for the IHC program, drawing on data collected about IHC up to February 2020.
Evaluation of NSW community-based mental health programs: Community Living Supports and Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative
The NSW Ministry of Health commissioned the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) to evaluate the CLS-HASI programs. The evaluation involved two rounds of qualitative interviews and focus groups, as well as the analysis of quantitative program data and statewide outcomes data about consumers. This report...
Evaluation of the Inclusion Support Program
The Inclusion Support Program (ISP) was introduced in July 2016 as an element of the Child Care Package. Overall, this evaluation found that the program was supportive of inclusion of children with additional needs and is supported by stakeholders, although there are a number of...
Growing up making decisions
Becky Rowe, Brittney Wilson, Brooke Canham, Liz Hudson, Ilan Katz, Rosemary Kayess, Karen R. Fisher
This study seeks to build understanding about how young people with cognitive impairment can be supported to develop skills to express their will and preferences and make decisions. The project identifies the policy, organisational arrangements and practices that respect and support the evolving capacity of...