Laura Davy

Systematic review

Evidence review: strategies to increase employment and economic participation for people with a cognitive disability

Commissioned by the National Disability Insurance Agency this research was undertaken to discover what helps people with autism, intellectual disability and psychosocial disabilities find and keep a job.

Peer support practice review: final report of Stage 1A findings

The purpose of the practice review was to identify current good practice in peer support delivery and future capacity building needs for disability support organisations (DSOs).
Discussion paper

Caring for the carer: home design and modification for carers of young people with disability

This HMinfo Occasional Research Paper focuses on carers, that is those who deliver informal (unpaid) care to young people with disability, and particularly those carers who share their home with the person they are caring for, as well as the housing design considerations that may...

Downsizing amongst older Australians: final report

This research aimed to understand more fully the phenomenon of downsizing in the Australian context including: the extent of downsizing amongst older Australians; who downsizes and why; and what is involved in the process. Executive summary Context
Discussion paper

Age-specific housing for low to moderate-income older people

This positioning paper provides the context for a multidisciplinary research project on age-specific housing and care for low to medium-income older people. The research project draws on the collaborative expertise of academic researchers in the social science, health, economics, and architectural fields. The project seeks...