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Briefing paper

Does case management improve outcomes for people with schizophrenia?

The Australian and New Zealand clinical practice guidelines recommend intensive case management for people with first-episode psychosis or an acute relapse of schizophrenia. Often initiated following discharge from hospital or transfer from community-based acute care, case management is a collaborative, community-based program designed to ensure...

Case management by the Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions

The objective of this audit was to examine the efficiency of the Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions' (CDPP's) case management.
Conference paper

Towards Facility Management participation in design: A UCSF case study

The discipline of Facility Management (FM) emerged in the 1970s triggered by the concomitance of (1) increasing complexity in the workplace and (2) understanding of an interdependence between users' behaviors and building design. Despite the existence of FM, a number of buildings today still fail...

What makes case management work for people experiencing homelessness?

Case management has been central to homelessness assistance practice in Australia since at least the early 1990s, when it was adopted as a key strategy to enhance the Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP). The approach was formally documented in 1997 with the release of the...
Conference paper

Using BIM-Based sheets as a visual management tool for on-site instructions: A case study

In recent decades, design and construction have had to specialize, which has gradually fragmented the industry. This scenario is relevant in hospital projects, where a large number of specialties interact, especially when the operation of the center must be guaranteed. For this reason, it is...
Case study

Currumbin ecovillage wastewater management: case study

Decentralised residential wastewater management. The Currumbin Ecovillage is a 147 lot development over 270 acres of land in the Gold Coast Hinterland. The development contains community title blocks which range from 400 to 1400m2. A sewerage treatment plant located within the development accepts and treats...

Measuring the outcomes of case managed community care: towards a practical instrument for Australian home support

This research has been designed to test, document and apply standard measures for the determination of client outcomes in case managed community care for older people.
Journal article

Improving construction processes using Lean management methodologies: Cost case study

This article presents the idea of introducing Lean Management methodologies in chosen construction processes and the purpose of the study is to show how Lean Management can influence the total cost of the selected process of managing storage areas on the construction site.
Conference paper

Does regional strategic management matter? Health services in the rural communities – the case of Moura, Australia

This paper examined the performance and need of health services in the mining communities through a case study of the Moura Township in Queensland, Australia. The study involved a case study approach with a survey method to assess the current performance and the need of...
Conference paper

Questionable practice in the processing of building permits in Norway

Authorities claim the risk of corruption associated with the processing of building permits in Norway is more obvious than before. This study investigates the size of the opportunity space for questionable practice in the processing of building permits.