Longitudinal Study: Person Centred Active Support
When the quality of support = quality of life, how confident can a person seeking disability support services be that good-quality person-centred active support will be provided? This research project by La Trobe University and a growing number of participating disability service providers aim to set industry benchmarks and make selecting a provider less of a leap of faith and more of an informed decision.
Building The Skills for Success
Having fulfilling and meaningful employment can provide you with an immense sense of optimism, as well as strengthen your ties to the local community in which you work. Unisson client, Shane Doowage, is a dedicated employee at Unisson’s supported employment business, Pack Works, and is building the skills for success each day.
Supporting a New Lease on Life
Peter was building a promising career and had worked his way up to become manager of a coffee distribution factory until, in his 20s, he was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Help at this key moment could have made all the difference to Peter but supported independent living services were only available to people with an intellectual disability.