Meg Carter


From psychiatric hospital to supported housing: the Neami Community Housing Program, Melbourne, Australia, 1995–2008

This paper documents the experience of the Neami Community Housing Program. The paper recounts how the program came about, describes the model it employs, and considers how its practice has changed over time. It then examines outcomes for clients after leaving hospital and implications for...

Case studies in deinstitutionalisation: implementing supported housing programs in two Australian states

This paper is one of a pair examining implementation in two states of programs that provide housing and support to people discharged from psychiatric hospitals. The first paper describes the implementation in Victoria of a program established in 1995 by a non-government agency called Neami...