The disability sector is experiencing a shortage of support workers and the deficit will worsen with the NDIS

  • Project dates: 2012
  • Grants and funding: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Not only are increased numbers of support workers needed, these workers will need the values, attitudes and skills to provide person centred support. Workers will need to be flexible, responsive and creative to achieve the outcomes for people with disability expected in an NDIS environment.

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Associate Professor Paul Ramcharan

Associate Professor Paul Ramcharan

Senior Research Fellow

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Carmel Laragy

Carmel Laragy

Senior Research Fellow

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