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...
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...
Consultations to develop the Intellectual Disability Mental Health (IDMH) Strategy
The NSW Ministry of Health (the Ministry) is working to improve services for people who live with both intellectual disability and mental health needs. This final report of the consultation project summarises the findings from the consultations and highlights implications for the content and implementation...
Changing community attitudes to improve inclusion of people with disability
This research paper outlines evidence found about interventions to change attitudes towards people with disability. The interventions were aimed at different levels where change may occur - people’s personal perceptions, their interactions with other people, their roles in organisations or the structures in their community...
National Disability Insurance Scheme self managed plans: family advocacy survey
The Family Advocacy conducted a self-management survey in 2020 to highlight people’s priorities for support and workshops about how to self-manage support. They collected data from 90 respondents. The respondents were National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants and people who support NDIS participants who are...