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Kate D'Cruz

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Moving into new housing designed for people with disability: preliminary evaluation of outcomes

The purpose of this research is to assess the change in individual outcomes for people with disability and complex needs after moving into newly built, individualised apartments in the community.
Report

Support in Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) apartments

This report summarises the findings of workshops and interviews held in 2021 with NDIS participant tenants living in co-located Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA), as well as SDA and on-site shared support.
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Humanising brain injury rehabilitation: a qualitative study examining humanising approaches to engagement in the context of a storytelling advocacy programme

Building upon the findings of a study that explored the experience and impact of narrative storytelling following acquired brain injury, this article provides insights into how facilitators engaged in humanising practice within the context of a storytelling advocacy program and examines the engagement of storytelling...
Report

Moving into new housing designed for people with disability: evaluation of tenant outcomes - interim report

The preliminary findings presented in this interim report examine the tenant outcomes of people with disability moving into Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funded apartments, with appropriate technology, support, design and location.
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Accessible design, hospital discharge and ageing in place: a national survey of occupational therapists

This report is the second of two studies investigating accessible housing conducted through the Summer Foundation–La Trobe University research program, to inform decision-makers on incorporating minimum mandatory accessibility standards in the 2022 National Construction Code (NCC).