Tag: community care


Improving and designing innovative HITH services to foster care in the community

Ingrid Ridler, Manager of Mercy@Home, Patient Access and Workforce Coordinator at Mercy Hospital for Women joined us recently to discuss her futuristic goals and how to get strategic direction for HITH services in Australia. Ingrid will be presenting at the upcoming Hospital in the Home Conference 2014, which will take place on 26th and 27th May 2014…

21 May 2014, by Test1 Test1

Social Policy

Realising the potential of restorative justice – Billy’s story

Throughout its decade-long working history in Victoria’s Youth Justice Group Conferencing space, Jesuit Social Services has facilitated hundreds of improved outcomes for young offenders and their victims. For Glen McClure, the organisation’s Youth Justice Group Conferencing Coordinator, few stories have resonated as deeply as that of Billy (not his real name). By the age of…

22 Apr 2014, by Test1 Test1


Mind the gaps: Mental health and the NDIS

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is designed to give people with a disability and their carers more choice and agency. For the first time, people with disabilities will have a say in what types of services they would like to take advantage of. We had the chance to speak to Frank Quinlan, Chief Executive…

20 Nov 2013, by Test1 Test1