Over the past decade `person-centred? approaches to disability service delivery have gained momentum in international contexts, particularly in North America, and the United Kingdom. These approaches emphasise choice for people with disability and/or their carers in identifying, negotiating, and purchasing necessary support services, and in `driving? disability system changes. Recent policy direction in Australia?s Federal and State Governments have affirmed these approaches. The introduction of the Disability Act (2006) in Victoria has instituted a shift away from population focused and funded service delivery to an emphasis on individualised funding models. The Federal Government has commissioned the Productivity Commission to develop proposals for a new `National Disability Insurance Scheme? (NDIS), and their recommendations are largely based on person-centred and individualised funding models.
|Number of pages||56|
|Journal||Person-centred Approaches to Disability Service Provision|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|