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Health and wellbeing

A picture of Australia's children

'A picture of Australia's children' is the third national statistical report on the health, development and wellbeing of Australia's children aged 0-14 years.

A picture of Australia's children 2012

This report provides the latest information on how Australia is faring according to key indicators of child health, development, and wellbeing.

A pilot program of physical activity promotion among clients receiving home and community care

This is a pilot study of physical activity promotion as part of home and community care (HACC) service delivery.

A preliminary study of perceived stress in adults with intellectual disabilities according to self-report and informant ratings

This article sought to explore perceived stress in adults with intellectual disabilities according to self‐report and informant ratings.

A Profile of Respite Service Providers in New South Wales

This study examined the profile of respite services in the Australian state of New South Wales and explored respite providers’ views of the factors influencing respite use, and their expectations of respite services, including delivery.

A study of the dental treatment needs of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia

A selected population of children with disabilities in Melbourne, Australia, was studied with reference to their oral disease and treatment needs. The results are presented in this paper.

A survey of practice for clinicians working with children with autism spectrum disorders and feeding difficulties

The aim of this study was to document information from allied health clinicians about children on their caseload with autism spectrum disorders and feeding difficulties.

A survey of the satisfaction of upper limb amputees with their prostheses, their lifestyles, and their abilities

In this study, seventy Australian upper limb amputees responded to a detailed postal questionnaire asking how often they wore their prostheses and their level of satisfaction with both their prostheses and their functional abilities.

A systematic and critical review of the literature: The effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Home Assessment on a range of outcome measures

This study aims to identify, collate and assess the findings of the available literature regarding discharge planning involving occupational therapy home assessments and the identified outcome measures.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Outcomes Project: Report on national and international child protection frameworks for Indigenous children

This report provides an overview of the delivery of child welfare services to Indigenous communities in Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand.

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