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Intellectual disability

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Fact sheet

Safe and high quality care for people with intellectual disability

This fact sheet provides clinicians with strategies to support improvements in the quality of healthcare for people with intellectual disability.
Fact sheet

Intellectual disability: governance

This fact sheet provides information to support better health care for people with intellectual disability. It identifies the clinical governance system essential for person-centred care for people with intellectual disability.
Fact sheet

Intellectual disability: comprehensive care

Focusing on the coordinated delivery of health care that is aligned to a person’s goals of care and healthcare needs, with consideration of the effect of the person’s health issues on their life and wellbeing, this fact sheet provides information to support clinicians to provide...
Fact sheet

Intellectual disability: person-centred care

This fact sheet provides information to support clinicians to provide better health care for people with intellectual disability. It focuses on person-centred care strategies.
Fact sheet

Intellectual disability: safety and quality issues

This fact sheet introduces the safety and quality issues that impact people with intellectual disability when they are accessing health care. It is part of a series of fact sheets for health service organisations. The aim of the fact sheets is to support improvement in...
Report

Reaching potential: experiences of young people with intellectual disability

Young people with intellectual disability face barriers to accessing the support, services and experiences they deserve, driving inequities in health, education, social and economic participation outcomes. This report identifies system gaps that are driving challenging experiences and opens a conversation about what is required to...
Journal article

Possibility and risk in encounter between people with and without intellectual disability

This article draws on risk literature, encounter literature, and examples from the authors’ previously published studies on encounter and work integrated social enterprises involving people with and without intellectual disability.
Journal article

Paternalism to empowerment: all in the eye of the beholder?

This article reports findings from the first set of qualitative data from a study aimed to further understand practices of decision support for people with cognitive disabilities and assess the impact of training supporters in an evidence-based practice framework.
Journal article

Patterns of group home culture in organisations supporting people with intellectual disabilities: a cross-sectional study

Organisational culture in group homes for people with intellectual disabilities has been identified as an influence on service delivery and staff behaviour. The aim of this research was to examine patterns of culture across group homes in disability organisations.
Journal article

Forming and supporting circles of support for people with intellectual disabilities – a comparative case analysis

Building Circles of Support is an innovative strategy for developing natural support networks. This study explored some of the ambiguity in the conceptualisations, operational elements, and perceived outcomes of Circles of Support programs.