3 Works

Social Work Interventions in Cancer Care: Final Report

Rosalie Pockett, Kim Hobbs, Raymond Araullo & Kashmira Dave
This report presents the findings of an intervention study investigating the reasons for referral to oncology social workers and the types of interventions undertaken by them. The study was an academic and practitioner collaboration between the University of Sydney and practitioners from six cancer care settings in metropolitan, regional and rural centres in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Clinical data mining methodology was used, with a cross analysis of key variables mapped to existing...

Activity and Mobility Using Technology (AMOUNT) deidentified dataset

Cathie Sherrington, Leanne Hassett & Maayken van den Berg
This dataset includes an excel spreadsheet containing the de-identified data collected as part of the AMOUNT randomised controlled trial. This trial randomised 300 people aged between 18-101 years old undertaking inpatient aged care and neurological rehabilitation to the control group who received usual care alone, or to the intervention group who received usual care + digitally enabled rehabilitation. In addition to usual care, the intervention group used devices to target mobility and physical activity problems,...

New Beginnings: Tackling the Problem of Lookism and the Role of Dress for Success

Prudence Black & Diane van den Broek
This report provides a brief commentary on the issue of lookism and the problems this may present for many women seeking employment both in Australia and overseas. It then presents research on the organisation Dress for Success undertaken during 2012 and 2013. For some time we have become aware that employee’s looks are important aspects of recruitment and selection for firms, especially in the service industries, where presentation is quite literally part of the service....

Registration Year

  • 2020

Resource Types

  • Text
  • Dataset