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Evaluation of the national and NSW HACC-funded home modification and home maintenance service usage as reported by the 2001/2002

Authors: Bridge, C., Hodges, L.
Published: 1st August 2007
Audience: Authors, Government/NGOs/Peaks, Industry, Librarians/Researchers/Students
ISBN: ISBN: 1 86487

Abstract

This report analyses the reported client usage and client information pertaining to Home and Community Care (HACC) Program for HACC-funded home modification and home maintenance services as reported by the 2001/2002 – 2005/2006 HACC Minimum Data Set (MDS).

Publication History

1st edition Evaluation of the national and NSW HACC-funded home modification and home maintenance service usage as reported by the 2001/2002 – 2005/2006 HACC MDS by Lisa Hodges and Catherine Bridge, August 2007. Reprinted June 2014

Table of Contents

Contents

Publication History 

Glossary 

Executive Summary 

Introduction 

Project aims 

Overview of results 

Who is accessing HACC-funded home modification and home maintenance services? 

Links to other services evident in the home modification and home maintenance data 

Completion of required reporting 

Privacy and confidentiality 

Conclusion 

Contextual Background of the research 

Introduction to the Home and Community Care (HACC) Program  

Home modification and home maintenance 

HACC in New South Wales 

Introduction to the HACC Minimum Data Set (MDS)

Aims of the study 

Key research questions 

Outputs 

Relevant variables and definitions 

What is ‘accessibility’? 

What is ‘access’ to HACC-funded services? 

What is coordinated, planned, and reliable service delivery? 

What variables are critical to outcome? 

What is a ‘target group’

What is a ‘special needs group’

How might funding levels be compared across regions and programs? 



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