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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2012 report: Australian Capital Territory

This report provides the latest information on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are faring according to a range of indicators on health status, determinants or health and health system performance.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2012: detailed analyses

This report presents the detailed analyses undertaken by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare that were used to prepare the AHMAC policy report – the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework, 2012 report.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services report 2011-12: Online Services Report - key results

This is the fourth national report on health services, Aboriginal community controlled and non-community controlled health organisations, funded by the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability: wellbeing, participation and support

This report focuses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with severe or profound core activity limitation, and compares them with non-ATSI people with the same limitation and with ATSI people without such limitation.

Access to dental services for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities – A scoping review

This research scopes published studies that address access to dental services for children with IDD in order to determine the extent to which various barriers have been researched.

Access to mental health services in Victoria: A focus on ethnic communities

People from an ethnic minority background are less likely to use mental health services than the Australian-born people. This study examined the outcomes of an intervention aimed at increasing the use of mental health services by people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Access to mental health services in Victoria: a focus on ethnic communities

The aim of this study was to investigate whether disparities in access and treatment for ethnic communities in Victoria had changed over a decade with the introduction of interventions designed to improve culturally sensitive practice in mental health services.

Access to mental health services in Victoria: A Foucus on Ethnic Communities

Past research in Victoria has shown that ethnic communities have consistently lower rates of access to public community and inpatient mental health services, a higher proportion of involuntary...

Accessible Mental Health Services for People with an Intellectual Disability: A Guide for Providers

This guide has been developed as a practical framework for the development of accessible mental health services. It provides assistance to professionals and to services to improve access to high quality mental health care for people with an intellectual disability.

Adaptive behaviour in Australia: What items are essential for assessing independent living?

This paper suggests everyday behaviours that are essential for independent functioning. Safety, health, functional literacy, self-care, numeracy, respecting others' rights and day-to-day decision-making were considered the most important for independent functioning.

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Research to Action Guides

  • A Guide for disability practitioners, schools, employers and young people looking to make the transition from school to employment in Australia....
  • The Culturally Proficient Service Delivery Research to Action Guide has been developed to assist in the provision of accessible, appropriate and effective disab...