People with disabilities--Institutional care

Report

The potential for digital inclusion to improve the health and well-being of older people and people with a limiting long-standing illness, disability or infirmity in Wales
7 Feb 2019
16

This comprehensive and independent report sets a clear roadmap for how digital inclusion can improve the health and well-being of many people in Wales.

Report

The potential for digital inclusion to improve the health and well-being of older people and people with a limiting long-standing illness, disability or infirmity in Wales
7 Nov 2018
20

This joint report from the Carnegie UK Trust and Wales Cooperative Centre examines the potential for digital inclusion to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in Wales with a limiting long-term condition.

Report

24 Jul 2018
18

This report documents the effects of systemic discrimination on the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people with disability. It is divided into two key sections (Sections 4 and 5). The first reviews the national and international research and policy literatures on the impacts of systemic...

Report

Quality, safeguarding and oversight to prevent and address violence against people with disability in institutional settings
15 Jul 2018
158

This report paves the way for an important conversation that focuses on achieving a quality, safeguarding and oversight framework that successfully prevents and addresses violence against people with disability in institutional settings.

Journal article

13 Feb 2018
458

This study, in a representative sample of young people in detention in Western Australia, has documented a high prevalence of FASD and severe neurodevelopmental impairment, the majority of which had not been previously identified.

Report

6 Feb 2018
643

Based on research between September 2016 and January 2018, Human Rights Watch finds that Australia is restricting and violating the rights of prisoners with disabilities.

Report

15 Dec 2017
1125

The Royal Commission has presented the final report to the Governor-General, detailing the culmination of a five year inquiry into institutional responses to child sexual abuse and related matters.

Report

25 Sep 2017
183

This report details the findings from a complex investigation into allegations of sexual assault against a resident of a group home for persons with a disability run by Autism Plus.

Policy report

19 Jul 2017
122

This strategy is intended to make it easier for carers of disabled people to have a break from their caring responsibilities.

Report

15 Jun 2017
373

The unregulated use of restrictive practices in aged care settings is unlawful and amounts to elder abuse. This paper explores the laws, policies and practices in relation to the use of restrictive practices in residential aged care.

Report

5 Jun 2017
709

While the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is expected to largely replace the current provision of services to people with disability under the National Disability Agreement (NDA), many users of disability services were still receiving support under the NDA in 2015-16.

Discussion paper

7 Nov 2016
151

Children and young people with disability are often absent in discussions about child sexual abuse as people with disability are left out of discussions about violence, abuse and neglect. This is due in part to individuals with disability being excluded from society, hidden away in...

Report

26 May 2016
155

For too long, people with disability in Victoria have endured violence in all its forms. The voices of people with disability, their families and carers have been sidelined or ignored, and widespread abuse and neglect continues. Similar to the issue of violence against women, violence...

Report

29 Feb 2016
101

This report explores what helps children and young people with disability and high support needs to feel and be safe in institutional settings.

In January 2013, the Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce, (then) Governor-General, appointed a Royal Commission to inquire into institutional responses to child...

Report

16 Feb 2016
153

The deaths of 73 people with disability who died in care in Queensland between 2009 and 2014 were reviewed. The review highlighted numerous risk factors and vulnerabilities, and identified key areas in the delivery of health and disability services that require reform. The report presents...

Report

24 Jun 2015
240

Acknowledging that the NDIS alone will not be able to solve the issues faced by young people in nursing homes, this review makes 12 recommendations including establishing a joint taskforce to ensure the recommendations are put in place.

LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommendations...

Submission

30 Apr 2015
46

Advocacy for Inclusion is a not-for-profit non-government community organisation in the Australian Capital Territory. We provide individual, self and systemic advocacy to people with disabilities to promote their human rights and inclusion in the community. We work alongside people with disabilities to help them address...

Report

11 Jun 2013
35

Advocacy for Inclusion was approached by Disability ACT in June 2012 to assist with preparations for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). After some consideration Advocacy for Inclusion decided to undertake a research project on the readiness of people with disabilities to exercise control and...

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