This expert commentary has been commissioned to contribute to a series of consultation and discussion papers on its future vision for the Australian healthcare system. The commentary team has been engaged to offer independent expertise and experience to prepare this plain English commentary.
Person-centred approaches to private housing for people with disability: impediments, difficulties and opportunities
This Final Report presents the findings of a research project commissioned by the Disability Policy and Research Working Group (DPRWG) to explore the barriers and obstacles impeding a person-centred approach to planning and private housing for people with disability. More specifically, the research aimed to...
This report summarises the findings of a two-year research project designed to develop practical and legal solutions to the problem of persons with cognitive disabilities – and particularly Indigenous people with cognitive disabilities – being found unfit to plead and detained indefinitely in Australia.
This paper looks at how health justice partnership uses legal help to improve client outcomes, offering one avenue for more holistic responses to compounding issues around mental ill-health that may otherwise continue to escalate.
Wongee Mia: an innovative family-centred approach to addressing Aboriginal housing needs and preventing eviction in Australia
This paper is about an initiative emerging out of Perth (Western Australia) which is taking a different approach to addressing Aboriginal homelessness.
The Health at a Glance: Europe report series gauges progress towards effective, accessible and resilient health systems across the EU. The report which is published every two years attempts to provide a neutral, descriptive comparison of all EU countries on the basis of publically available...
This report by Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (University of Sydney) explores the effects of five digital health interventions on patient safety and quality of care.
Harnessing the power of client experience: the collection and use of client feedback in the social sector
The report provides a framework for an effective client feedback system, as well as practical advice on how to start using one. It also shares benchmarking results for the disability sector specifically, including insights into the sector’s current use of client feedback and areas for...
This project aimed to explore the applicability of Active Support in supported accommodation services for people with neurotrauma, and the effectiveness of this model of staff practice in improving quality of life outcomes for this group.