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Sandra Gendera

Briefing paper

Addressing the housing needs of participants is critical to NDIS success

Recent reforms in the disability sector through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will allocate funding to individuals who will be able to exercise greater control over its use. More people with disabilities will be able to access support to move from congregate care, group...
Report

Moving to my home: housing aspirations, transitions and outcomes of people with disability

Recent reforms in the disability sector through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will allocate funding to individuals who will be able to exercise greater control over its use. More people with disabilities will be able to access support to move from congregate care, group...
Report

Evaluation of outcomes for people nominated to the Integrated Services Program

This report describes the methodology for evaluating the Integrated Services Program, which establishes cross-agency responses for adult clients who have multiple and complex needs such as mental illness, intellectual disability and acquired brain injury and who exhibit behaviours that might cause significant harm. The evaluation...
Report

Meeting the needs of Australian Muslim families: exploring marginalisation, family issues and 'best practice' in service provision

This research project was funded under the National Action Plan to Build on Social Cohesion, Harmony and Security (NAP), a whole-of-government program coordinated by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC). The project's aims were achieved by addressing the following research questions: a. What are...