Tag: Disability Services

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

How To Solve Some of The Biggest Issues With Client-Centred Care For People With Multiple Disabilities

Greater choices and control for people with disabilities is a key to delivering client-centred care and in the lead up to the 7th Annual National Disability Summit 2016, we had the chance to speak with Renée Heaton and DUO’s Cheryl Pollard (CEO) and Cathy Clifford (Support Worker) on the importance of the relationship between carers and…

8 Mar 2016, by Informa Australia

Community Healthcare

Health & Healthcare

NDIS rollout continues with trials in three states and territories

A year after the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) first launched in Australia, three more states and territories across the country have jumped on board with the program, continuing its successful nationwide rollout. On July 1, the NDIS confirmed the establishment of three new trial states in the ACT, Northern Territory and Western Australia. These…

7 Jul 2014, by Informa Australia

Social Policy

Young Queenslanders with disabilities to benefit from housing scheme

Construction has commenced on a new disability housing complex in Queensland, providing more tailored accommodation for those in need in the state. The latest Youngcare project - which is also working to provide more "age-appropriate" housing for disabled youth in other states and cities - is based on a government-funded site in Wooloowin, Brisbane. A second Brisbane…

2 Jun 2014, by Informa Australia