This research examines the ageing of people with disability in the supported employment sector (Australian Disability Enterprises) and consider the barriers to retirement for people working in Australian Disability Enterprises.
The project examines the lived experience of people with arthritis and the disability impact of arthritis on their quality of life. It aims to identify the potential effects of the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
The Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centres (ASELCC) Research Coordinator role, funded by the Department of Social Services for three years (2016-18), is the continuation of a role performed by the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) in 2014 and 2015.
Assertive Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAHMS) are being trialled in three sites in NSW by the NSW Ministry of Health in response to the lack of access to services for many children and families.
NSW piloted a direct funding project in the Attendant Care Program (ACP). It provided support to individuals with physical disabilities with a range of tasks and activities to allow them to live and participate in their communities.
Led by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, the project produced practical best practice guidelines and examples for recruitment, support, training and retention to optimise outcomes for people with disability.
Project Description: This project has been commissioned by Campbell Page, a non-government organisation which provides job placement services throughout Australia. People with mental health problems are a primary client group of job placement services.