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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

  • 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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