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Building an evidence-based multi-level system of quality disability support for adults with acquired neurological disability

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A new study by the Summer Foundation and La Trobe University brings the perspectives of people with acquired neurological disability, disability support workers, and close others of people with complex needs together to construct a holistic model of quality support grounded in lived experience.

It aimed to develop an understanding of the factors that influence the quality of paid disability support for adults with acquired neurological disability. People with acquired neurological disability experience a range of physical, cognitive, and communication impairments, and often require paid support provided by a disability support worker.

People with disability have the right to receive quality disability support to help them to live the life they want to live, and this ground-breaking study illuminates how we will get closer to this.

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