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  • Collaborative Discharge Planning – An overview

    24/12/2019 Communications

    Collaborative discharge planning is a process to ensure that people under 65 with disability or complex support needs in hospital, can achieve an effective and timely discharge back into the community with National Disability Insurance System (NDIS) supports. Read More

  • Collaborative Discharge Approach: Practice Guide

    23/12/2019 Communications

    The Collaborative Discharge Approach (CDA) has been developed to improve the experience of younger people with disability and complex support needs when needing both the National Disability Insurance System (NDIS) and the health system, particularly after a significant... Read More

  • HOW TO FILL OUT THE NDIS ACCESS REQUEST FORM

    15/05/2019 Communications

    If you are working in a residential aged care facility, or a health service, you might be supporting a person with disability to submit this NDIS access request. This resource is designed to help you. Read More

  • Hospital Discharge Planning – Literature Review

    25/06/2018 Communications

    The Hospital Discharge Project aims to bring about better coordinated discharge planning processes that enable younger people to leave hospital earlier and move back into the community, ultimately leading to fewer young Victorians entering residential aged care (RAC). Read More

  • ndis readiness – a toolkit for hospitals

    19/04/2018 Communications

    The Summer Foundation has developed tailored resources for health practitioners. These resources cover the entire hospital journey for people with disabilities, from admission to discharge back into the community. Read More

  • SUPPORTING YOUNGER PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY TO LIVE IN THE COMMUNITY

    17/04/2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for staff working in Aged Care Assessment Services relating to the support of people aged under 65 years who are being assessed for admission to residential aged care. Read More

  • SUPPORTING YOUNGER PEOPLE IN RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE

    17/04/2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for staff working in residential aged care, relating to the support of residents aged under 65 years. Read More

  • DISCHARGE PLANNING FOR YOUNGER PEOPLE WITH COMPLEX SUPPORT NEEDS

    17/04/2018 Communications

    This toolkit provides targeted information for hospital discharge staff, and staff in acute and rehabilitation hospital settings, relating to the discharge of people aged under 65 years who have acquired a disability. Read More

  • Cross Sector Discharge Planners Forum Summary

    06/06/2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation, in partnership with other leading organisations, brought together practitioners and representatives who support younger people making the transition from hospital to the community. Read More

  • The Community Integration Questionnaire-Revised

    24/09/2014 Communications

    Summer Foundation Researchers worked with Professor Barry Willer, author of the Community Integration Questionnaire (CIQ), to extend the original tool to include a measure of the use of electronic social networking for social integration. Read More

BUILDING BETTER LIVES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN NURSING HOMES