A Workshop with Professor Christine Bigby: Is there such a thing as a good group home?

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A partnership between the Living with Disability Research Centre at La Trobe University, National Disability Services and Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability (ASID).

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Date:
Friday 28 April 2017 09:15 am until Friday 28 April 2017 03:00 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
Sophia Tipping
0394795740; S.Tipping@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
Professor Christine Bigby
Type of Event:
Seminar/Workshop/Training
Cost:
$25 - $100

What does the research tell us?

What action do we need to take to improve the quality?

What are the alternatives?

Group homes are a very significant part of the system of services that supports people with intellectual disability. Prior to the NDIS approximately half of all Australian disability expenditure is on accommodation and most of this is on group homes.

WHAT IS THE WORKSHOP ABOUT?

  • Hearing about the latest research related to group homes
  • Learning about the impact of the culture in group homes and the role of practice leadership
  • Taking off rose coloured glasses
  • The alternatives to group homes
  • Networking with you peers

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Those in a leadership role of accommodation support services including CEOs and senior managers
  • Families of people with intellectual disability
  • Service coordinators/case workers
  • Funders
  • Professional staff who support individuals living in group homes

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Lvl 2 360 Collins Street Melbourne, Vic​

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