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Anne Kavanagh

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Anne M. Kavanagh
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Attitudes matter

Community attitudes related to disability-based discrimination and social exclusion impact the health and wellbeing of people with disability. This report on the first national survey on attitudes toward people with disability in Australia includes responses from over 2000 participants.
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Managing COVID-19 outbreaks in disability residential settings: lessons from Victoria's second wave

This study provides insights into the challenges experienced by managers and workers in Victorian disability residential settings in the second wave of Victoria’s COVID-19 pandemic.
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Disability support workers: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and communication needs

Between March and April 2021, researchers from the University of Melbourne and UNSW Canberra conducted an online survey of over 350 disability support workers (DSWs) about their opinions and needs surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. This report outlines the survey findings.
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Harnessing academic, advocacy, policy and industry partnerships to improve outcomes for people with disability

Across the world, people with disability were left behind in COVID-19 reflecting the lack of pandemic planning and existing problems in health care for people with disability.
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Disability support workers: the forgotten workforce during COVID-19

This research report describes the findings from a national survey of 357 disability support workers (DSWs) conducted online between May and June 2020.