Past events and seminars

Is there Such a Thing as a Good Group Home Workshop, 28 April 2017

A workshop with Professor Christine Bigby of the Living with Disability Research Centre, in partnership with ASID and NDS.

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. This workshop covers the following questions:
What does the research tell us? What action do we need to take to improve the quality? What are the alternatives?

Policy and Practice of Support for Decision Making Workshop, 18 November 2016

This Roundtable was hosted to share information about Australian and international developments that are furthering the rights of people with cognitive disabilities to exercise their rights to participate in decision making about their own lives, and to discuss the policy and practice issues that have arisen as new approaches to support for decision making have been trialled. Seeks to answer:
What has been learned and what are the pressing issues to be resolved?

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