IDMH NDIS Residual Functions Program evaluation

Together with the Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN) at UNSW Sydney, SPRC has been commissioned by NSW Health to evaluate a three-year program aiming to improve the capacity of mainstream mental health services to support people living with intellectual disability, comorbid mental illness and their families (the IDMH NDIS Program).

The evaluation will assess how well the IDMH NDIS Program meets its objectives, focussing on outcomes for consumers and their families. Evaluation methods will include a review of program documentation, qualitative interviews with consumers, families, staff and other stakeholders, and analysis of quantitative program data, linked consumer outcome data across NSW Health and economic data. The evaluators work with Council for Intellectual Disability (CID) to support research team members with intellectual disability.

Call for Expression of Interest for Lived Experience Researchers

Are you interested in making services better?
Would you like to learn new skills?

We are looking for people to work as Lived Experience Researchers.

You can apply to be a researcher if:

  • You have a lived experience of mental illness, or
  • You have an intellectual disability, or
  • You identify as Aboriginal, or
  • You care for someone with intellectual disability or a mental illness.

Find out more

NSW Health

3DN

Julian Trollor

Janelle Weise

Preeyaporn Srasuebkul

NSW CID

Rachel Spencer

Evaluation Plan of the Intellectual Disability and Mental Health (IDMH) National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Residual Functions Program - word version

Evaluation Plan of the Intellectual Disability and Mental Health (IDMH) National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Residual Functions Program
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Evaluation Plan of the Intellectual Disability and Mental Health (IDMH) National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Residual Fun

 

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