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Gay Community Periodic Survey: Adelaide 2009

Evelyn Lee, Martin Holt, Iryna Zablotska, Garrett Prestage, Elissa Mortimer, Peter Lawrinson, Shane Dinnison, William Logue, Matthias Wentzlaff-Eggebert & Rob O’Brien
The Adelaide Gay Community Periodic Survey is a cross-sectional survey of gay and homosexually active men recruited through a range of gay community sites in Adelaide. The project was funded by the Department of Human Services, South Australia. The Periodic Survey provides a snapshot of sexual and HIV-related practices among gay and homosexually active men.

Linked Care Evaluation Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Coordinated Care Trial, Local Evaluation Whole of System Report

Karen Fisher, Michael Fine, Jenny Doyle, Stefani Strazzari, Justin McNab, Mark Harris, G Powell Davies & Terry O'Brien
The Linked Care Trial was an innovative approach to linking health and community care services for people in need of ongoing care, established in 1996-97 in the municipalities of Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai in Sydney’s northern suburbs. The trial formed part of a national program of Coordinated Care Trials (CCTs) established in 1996 to test whether it was possible to coordinate the care currently provided by a variety of different health and community care services and...

Evaluation of the Severe Domestic Squalor Project: Evaluation Plan

S McDermott
This Project has three primary objectives. First, the Project aims to facilitate assessment and support for people who are living in squalor. The assessment and support functions can include buying in cleaning resources, assistance with living skills, counselling, and other social support services to help clients to maintain their living environments. Second, the Project will implement the guidelines for field staff to assist people living in squalor. In order to prevent relapses into squalid conditions...

HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia: Annual report of trends in behaviour 2007

John Imrie & Andrew Frankland
This report is the ninth in the annual series reviewing behavioural data relevant to the transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), viral hepatitis and other sexually transmissible infections (STIs) in Australia. It examines behavioural data relevant to the prevention and treatment of these infections, for example, uptake of testing and antiretroviral therapy. It also includes data relating to the social aspects of treatment and care of those infected with hepatitis C virus and HIV, including...

DoCS Brighter Futures Evaluation Program

Kathy Tannous & Ilan Katz
Interim Report 1

Report of tests of operation of three inch automatic flow regulation valves

R. T. Hattersley
Necessary for valve to pass a constant flow. Valve modified to finer fittings and tolerances.

Independent Evaluation of headspace: the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, Interim Evaluation Report

K Muir, S McDermott, S Gendera, S Flaxman, R Patulny, T Sitek, D Abelló, I Oprea & I Katz
headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation is an Australian Government initiative first funded as part of the Federal Budget commitment to the Youth Mental Health Initiative (2005–06 to 2008–09), and launched in 2006. It aims to promote and facilitate improvements in the mental health, social wellbeing and economic participation of young Australians aged 12-25 years. This interim report is structured around the logic model of headspace to provide an understanding of how headspace works,...

Adherence and communication: Reports from a study of HIV general practice

Kane Race, David McInnes, Elisabeth Wakeford, Veronica Kleinert, Marilyn McMurchie & Michael Kidd
Since 1995 the expression of HIV disease in Australia has changed considerably in the direction of chronic illness. The presence of effective but highly toxic treatments for HIV - with low tolerability, and requiring a high level of adherence - creates a difficult problematic for general practitioners who prescribe them. Not the least of these difficulties is how to begin to identify what is going on for the patient in order to engage with it...

Report of the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network 2010

Sharon Chow
Data have been collected by the Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network (ANZNN) to improve the care of high-risk newborn infants and their families in Australian and New Zealand through collaborative audit and research. This is the sixteenth year that the ANZNN has collected data, allowing comparative reporting over time. Registration criteria - babies who meet one or more of the following criteria are eligible for registration with the ANZNN: * born at less than...

Facts & Figures: 2000 Male Out Survey

Paul Van De Ven, Patrick Rawstorne, June Crawford & Susan Kippax
A large sample of homosexually active men was recruited through the mail-out, self complete questionnaire procedure. The participants represent a broad cross-section of the homosexually active population of Australia, both gay community attached and non gay community attached men. The resultant data based on this diverse sample of homosexually active men drawn from every corner of Australia complement those findings from periodic surveys conducted in principal gay communities. The overall method is both efficient and...

Independent evaluation of headspace: evaluation plan

Kristy Muir, Shannon McDermott, Ilan Katz, Roger Patulny, Saul Flaxman & Sandra Gendera
Report 20/08

Report on Developments in ICT and Health Facility Design

Jane Carthey & Kathryn Hourigan
Report on Developments in ICT and Health Facility Design (report), Commissioned by Capital and Coast District Health Board, New Zealand (Report issued November 2007)

Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Summary Report I

Alan Morris, Kristy Muir, Ann Dadich, David Abello & Michael Bleasdale
The Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) is a jointly funded NSW Department of Health and NSW Department of Housing (DOH) program, which aims to improve housing stability and community participation for people with mental illness through community based accommodation and coordinated support services. HASI Stage One provides accommodation support places to over 100 people with complex mental health problems and high levels of psychiatric disability. The Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) is evaluating this...

Non-resident Parents and Service Use

T Eardley & M Griffiths
The involvement of non-resident fathers in their children lives is becoming important because the direction of change in family law and child support is towards an increased level of shared parenting responsibility for children after separation. This not only has the potential to make the resident/non-resident parent dichotomy less relevant, but also places a new onus on services to recognise the importance of non-resident fathers in the ongoing life of children and to find ways...

Periodic survey of HIV knowledge and use of health services among people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, 2006-2008

Augustine Asante, Henrike Körner, Tadgh McMahon, Wa’el Sabri & Susan Kippax
This project was to provide benchmark data on HIV knowledge and perceptions, use of health services and sexual behaviour of immigrants from the selected communities during return visits to their countries of birth or a neighbouring country. The project was undertaken by the Multicultural HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C Service (MHAHS) and the National Centre in HIV Social Research (NCHSR) at the University of New South Wales. The expectation was that these data would, among other...

Hepatitis & health: A survey of high school students in New South Wales

Paul Van de Ven, Deborah Youdell, Anthony Smith, Grant Mistler & Ying Pan
This report details findings of a survey of year 9 and year 11 students attending New South Wales public high schools. The survey was undertaken by the National Centre in HIV Social Research (NCHSR) at the University of University of New South Wales in collaboration with Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health & Society (ARCSHS) at La Trobe University.

HIV/AIDS, hepatitis & sexually transmissible infections in Australia: Annual report of behaviour 2004

Paul Van de Ven, Patrick Rawstorne, Carla Treloar & Juliet Richters
Monograph 4/2004

Linking Schools and Early Years Project evaluation Evaluation framework (2010-13)

Kylie Valentine & Ilan Katz
Ilan Katz and kylie valentine, with colleagues from the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC), University of New South Wales will conduct an evaluation of the project. Evaluation has been built into the project model from the outset, and there is a clear intention to examine the effectiveness of the model and the potential for wider implementation. The evaluation will be based on data collected from each of the primary groups involved in the project, and...

Positive health: Then and now ... following HIV positive people's lives over time

Andrea Fogarty, Patrick Rawstorne, Garrett Prestage, Jeffrey Grierson, Andrew Grulich, Susan Kippax, Heather Worth & Dean Murphy
Positive Health is a longitudinal cohort study of HIV-positive men and women living in NSW and Victoria. A major focus is the impact of HIV and associated treatments on health, and more generally, on the lived experience of People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) over time.

Attendant Care Direct Funding Pilot Project: Evaluation Plan

Karen Fisher, Andrew Anderson & Kristy Muir
The Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (DADHC) is piloting a direct funding project in conjunction with the Attendant Care Program (ACP). The direct funding pilot aims to complement the objectives of the ACP, which provides support to individuals with physical disabilities with a range of tasks and activities to allow them to live and participate in their communities. ACP is funded under the Commonwealth State/Territory Disability Agreement (CSTDA) and administered by DADHC. The...

Health in Men: Update to end of 2002

Garrett Prestage, Limin Mao, Paul Van de Ven, Fengyi Jin, Andrew Grulich, June Crawford, Susan Kippax, John Kaldor, Don Baxter & Brent Allan
The Health in Men (HIM) cohort is a longitudinal (5-year) study of HIV-negative gay men in Sydney which started in June 2001. It has two arms: a socio-behavioural arm consisting of regular interviews about the impact of HIV on the sexual and social lives of men in the study; and a clinical arm consisting of serological testing for HIV and other sexually transmissible infections. The data collected allow socio-behavioural data to be directly compared with...

Models of Centralised Intake and Waiting List Management Systems: Feasibility Report

Alan Morris, Cassandra Bourne & Kristy Martire
This Report has two main objectives. The first is to review three models of centralised intake and waiting list systems and assess how feasible features of these respective models are for HASI. The three services / programs reviewed are the Victorian Living Options Service, the Access to Community Care and Effective Services and Supports (ACCESS) program and the Assessment and Referral in Homelessness Services Project (A&RHSP). The second objective is to outline the possible benefits...

Children and Young People with Disabilities (Incorporating Challenging Behaviour) :Family Resilience Where Families have a Child (0-8 years) with Disability: Final Report

K Muir, J Tudball & S Robinson
A qualitative methodology was used to research family resilience in families who have a child aged 0 - 8 years with disability. The research was conducted in two parts – a literature review and primary data collection with families (where a child 0 - 8 years of age has a disability) and other key stakeholders, such as service providers, family advocacy groups and government officials This report summarises the findings of the final report, which...

Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative: Report III Summary

Kristy Muir, Ann Dadich, David Abello, Michael Bleasdale & Karen Fisher
This is the summary of the third report on the fieldwork for the evaluation of the Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative Stage One (HASI). HASI is a partnership between NSW Health, NSW Department of Housing (DoH) and non-government organisations (NGOs). The program’s objectives are to assist people with mental health problems to acquire and maintain stable housing, to improve community participation and quality of life and to provide a system of supportive stakeholders to work...

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