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“They treat you like a person, they ask you what you want”: a grounded theory study of quality paid disability support for adults with acquired neurological disability


July 2022

“They treat you like a person, they ask you what you want”: a grounded theory study of quality paid disability support for adults with acquired neurological disability

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Support workers provide assistance across a range of activities, including daily and domestic living tasks, employment, housing and community participation. However, in Australia the support workforce is heavily casualised and under-trained, which can have negative impacts for people with disability. Furthermore, there is a lack of evidence on what constitutes ‘best practice’ in the area of disability support. New findings from interviews reveal the most important qualities of a ‘good’ support worker, which should be used to inform future policy and practice in the area.

 

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Topping, M., Douglas, J., & Winkler, D. (2022). “They treat you like a person, they ask you what you want”: A grounded theory study of quality paid disability support for adults with acquired neurological disability. Disability and Rehabilitation.


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