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La Trobe University

Report

Evaluating the discharge planning process

Improving the pathway from hospital to the community is the key to reducing the number of younger Australians stuck in hospital and/or discharged to residential aged care (RAC). This report presents preliminary findings from three studies initiated to explore and identify barriers, challenges and facilitators...
Briefing paper

The positive impact of Specialist Disability Accommodation: research summary

This research summary finds that SDA improves the lives of NDIS participants and may reduce support costs.
Briefing paper

Improving housing accessibility in Australia: research summary

This research summary provides an evidence base about the impact of specific design features on hospital discharge and ageing in place.
Journal article

Humanising brain injury rehabilitation: a qualitative study examining humanising approaches to engagement in the context of a storytelling advocacy programme

Building upon the findings of a study that explored the experience and impact of narrative storytelling following acquired brain injury, this article provides insights into how facilitators engaged in humanising practice within the context of a storytelling advocacy program and examines the engagement of storytelling...
Report

Primary prevention of sexual violence and harassment against women and girls: combining evidence and practice knowledge

To build the evidence base, the authors of this report drew on an expert advisory group, an evidence review, data analysis/synthesis and extensive sector consultation to guide development of this theory of change.