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Astrid Reynolds


Shared home ownership by people with disability

This study investigated the most appropriate and beneficial shared home ownership models for people with disability. While shared ownership brings potential benefits such as can enhancing housing choice, security of tenure and sense of ownership, it can expose people to debt risks. Capital investment by...

Housing for young people in nursing homes: a report from a social finance think tank

The Social Finance Think Tank was convened to explore the development of a social finance model for the Summer Foundation’s next housing demonstration project in the Hunter NDIS trial site in NSW. This report summarises the briefing papers provided to the Social Finance Think Tank...

New housing options for people with significant disability: design insights

One of the reasons young people remain living in residential aged care facilities is that there are limited suitable housing options for them. While the recent introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) means that people can get funding for support and equipment, without...

The Myer Foundation 2020: A vision for aged care in Australia

This Brotherhood research commissioned by the Myer Foundation tracks the influence on government policy of the foundation's decade of investment in developing a vision for aged care, and assessed its impact on practice. The report outlines progress in five key areas (community care, housing, administration...

Effective program linkages - an examination of current knowledge with a particular emphasis on people with mental illness

Final report by Susan Inglis, Anne O'Brien and Astrid Reynolds examining the delivery of services to people with a mental illness.