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"I have had a past and I suppose I have a future, but ..." : a report to the Aged and Community Care Team, Brotherhood of St Laurence. /

by Nunkoosing, Karl | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Cook, Kay.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2006Description: vii, 27 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2006 Bibliography: p. 26-27Summary: Two researchers from Deakin University explored ageing in the city , through biographical interviews with twelve older or frail people who were clients of the Brotherhood s aged and community care services. They found that there were often complex connections between people s poverty, their precarious or problematic relationships, insecure or unsafe housing and ageing bodies and failing health.Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Addressing the challenges together : consultations with Brotherhood clients : research summary /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: July 2011 This is a summary of a longer, unpublished report prepared by Sharon Bond and Michael Horn for an internal Brotherhood audience.Summary: This summary of a longer unpublished report outlines the client consultations that the Brotherhood undertook to help inform its 2012-14 strategic review. Focus groups - and a short survey - were conducted with five groups of Brotherhood clients, including teenagers, parents, refugees/migrants, jobseekers and older clients. Recommendations from these clients covered a range of areas from improving access to quality doctors in the outer suburbs, increasing availability of social activities programs to offering refugee-specific services through Job Network Australia providers.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

AMEP 2010 : response to the review of the Adult Migrant English Program discussion paper. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2008Description: 9 p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: 2 copies INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Background to the client study

by Nairn, Rosemary | O'Neill, Judith.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurance (unpub.) 1969Description: 2 p. PDF.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: January 1969 Prepared by Rosemary Nairn and Judith O'Neill Department of Research and Social Action, for Client Study 1969/69Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Brotherhood : stories of courage and resilience /

by O'Hare, Jeff | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Penguin 2009Description: xiii, 193 p. : ports. ; 23 cm.Notes: "Photography by Peter McConchie". "Brotherhood: stories of courage and resilience: workbook" accompanies this book.Summary: In Brotherhood, Father Jeff O'Hare introduces us to 27 of these extraordinary people. Their compelling stories will both move and inspire you. Many of these individuals have not had the advantages that can so easily be taken for granted: stability, security, education and employment. The caring relationships that they have developed with staff, volunteers and their communities have enabled them to live rich and valued lives and make their own contribution to society in return. These are wonderful real stories.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (3).

Caught in the safety net : the costs of Centrelink debt recovery and prosecution. /

by Hughes, Camilla | Anglicare Tasmania.

Publisher: Hobart, Tas. Social Action and Research Centre, Anglicare Tasmania, 2008Description: 58 p. : ill.Notes: April 2008 Bibliography: p. 56-58Summary: "This report looks at the experiences of Tasmanian Centrelink customers who are in debt to Centrelink. It provides an overview of one state's experience of a decade of changes in social security law, declining legal aid funding and mounting social and economic pressures - such as the 'churning' of the low wage and casual labour market and the growing affordable housing crisis."Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Client and client services analysis report no. 5 - analysis of clients presenting to Break Even Problem Gambling Services July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999. /

by Victoria. Department of Human Services.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. The Department 2000Description: 70 p.Notes: The Problem Gambling Research Program also includes: 1. Current `best practice' interventions for gambling problems : a theoretical and empirical review ; 2. Playing for time ; exploring the impacts of gambling on women ; 3. An examination of the impacts of gambling on adolescents and children. March 2000 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Client consultation : feedback from clients for the BSL Strategy Review /

by Bond, Sharon | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Horn, Michael.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence (unpub.) 2011Description: vii, 30 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2011 This is an unpublished reportSummary: In May 2011 the Brotherhood of St Laurence conducted five focus groups with 43 clients (older people, younger people, parents, migrant and refugees and job seekers) to ask them about the challenges they faced in life and their recommendations on how these issues might be addressed. This information will be used to inform the BSL?s strategic planning for the next 3 years.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Client-based funding and housing assistance. /

by Darcy, Michael.

Publisher: 1992Description: p.13-19.Notes: Rec. no for book: B5352 indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Community Options : a brokerage model. /

by Graham, Sara.

Publisher: 1992Description: p.25-28.Notes: Rec. no for book: B5352 indexed paperAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Emergency relief : a guide for small community groups. /

by Martin, Vicki | Murphy, John.

Publisher: Frankston, Vic. Triple A Foundation 2004Description: 62 p. : ill.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Evaluation of the integrated services project for clients with challenging behaviour : final report /

by McDermott, Shannon | University of New South Wales. Social Policy Research Centre | Bruce, Jasmine | Fisher, Karen R | Gleeson, Ryan.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. University of New South Wales, Social Policy Research Centre 2010Description: PDF.Other title: University of New South Wales, Social Policy Research Centre.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2010 "prepared for Ageing, Disability and Home Care, Department of Human Services, NSW, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney"Summary: The Integrated Services Project for Clients with Challenging Behaviour (ISP) was established in 2005 and is administered by Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC), Department of Human Services NSW. The Project aims to: foster improved life outcomes for people with complex needs and challenging behaviours; reduce the cost of this group to the service system and the wider community; and contribute to the evidence base in this area. The Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) was commissioned to conduct an independent evaluation of the Project in 2007. This final evaluation report assesses the outcomes of the Project for clients, the effectiveness of the Project s support processes and governance structures, and examines how the ISP might inform improvements to the broader service system.Availability: (1)

Falling through the cracks - Centrelink, DEEWR and FaHSCIA : engaging with customers with a mental illness in the social security system /

by Asher, Allan | Commonwealth Ombudsman (Australia).

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Commonwealth of Australia 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Commonwealth Ombudsman report ; no. 13/2010.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2010Summary: Recognising the complexity of managing social services to people with a mental illness, this report identifies four key areas where procedures and policy could be further developed to reduce distress and disadvantage.Availability: (1)

Final intake study report: a descriptive study of clients presenting for social work assistance /

by Chessell, Diana.

Publisher: Social Service Bureau December 1969Description: 35p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Home care clients' participation in fall prevention activities /

by Smith, Joanna | Lewin, Gill.

Publisher: 2008Availability: No items available

If only : stories about people in the Personal Support Programme and what could be done with more funding. /

by Dutertre, Sophie (ed.).

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Jobs Australia 2004Description: 22 p.Notes: "If only" is published by Jobs Australia and the National Employment Services Association for the Personal Support Programme (PSP)Summary: This booklet comprises stories of people in the Personal Support Programme, presented to provide examples of how extra funding could make a difference in responding to each person s needs and helping them rebuild their lives.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (2).

Improving health services through consumer participation : a resource guide for organisations. /

by Commonwealth Department of Public Health | Flinders University | South Australian Community Health Research Unit.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care 2000Description: 148p.Notes: Consumer Focus Collaboration publication--coverSummary: A guide for people working in health care organisations who want to increase consumer participation in the planning, management and evaluation of those organisations.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Increasing consumer choice in aged care services : a position paper

by Laragy, Carmel | Brotherhood of St Laurence | Naughtin, Gerry.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2009Description: 24 p. PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: February 2009 Summary: Increased choice in aged care services is a growing trend internationally, driven by demographic trends and consumer advocacy. This review of the literature on consumer-directed, flexible care points to better outcomes for consumers and to cost efficiencies. The authors signal several key issues that need to be addressed in improving choice and flexibility in Australian aged care services, and propose a major national trial of consumer-directed aged care packages in Australia.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Leisure needs of Coolibah Centre participants /

by Williamson, Ian F.

Publisher: 1981Description: 91p.Online Access: DOWNLOAD PDF Notes: Diploma research paper submitted as part of the requirements of the Graduate Diploma in Recreation, Preston Institute of Technology, 1981Availability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Methods to address requirements for changes in funding disability services brought about by external change. /

by Bradbury, Bruce.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Social Policy Research Centre. University of New South Wales 2002Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: April 2002 Final Report. Report presented to the Victorian Department of Human Services for the National Disability AdministratorsAvailability: (1)

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