Accident Compensation Corporation
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The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) provides comprehensive, no-fault personal injury cover for all New Zealand residents and visitors to New Zealand.
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ACC is focused on reducing the incidence and severity of treatment injuries in New Zealand. That’s why we are investing $45 million in initiatives over the next five years working with the health sector. Along side this we have released national figures about claims for treatment injuries (cases where patients are unintentionally harmed during medical treatment) in New Zealand public hospitals...
22 Aug 2016
This report summarises the evidence in relation to what works for the primary prevention of child abuse and neglect (CAN) including child sexual abuse (CSA) with a focus on children aged 0-5 and the adults around them. The review addresses the following research questions: 1. What are the risk and protective factors for CAN and CSA within a socio-ecological framework? 2. What are the...
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Housing & Homelessness, Hazards, kanohi ki te kanohi, Manaakitanga, Marae, Whānau, Māori
‘My home is my marae’ is a falls prevention initiative designed to empower Māori communities through sharing knowledge and skills about home safety. It was trialled over an 18 month period in 2013 - 2014 across South Auckland and Northland regions. This report presents an ACC-commissioned evaluation of the initiative carried out using a kaupapa Māori theory-based approach.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Crime & Safety, Family Violence, Education & Training, Secondary Education, Relationships, Youth, Sexuality
Mates & Dates is a healthy relationships programme for secondary school students. It’s designed to help prevent sexual and dating violence by teaching young people relationship skills and behaviours to carry with them throughout their lives. It’s about all kinds of relationships, including friends and family.
Reducing Harm from Falls - Evaluation of the Mini-Collaborative Aged Residential Care Programme in the Wellington Region
The Health Quality & Safety Commission (HQSC) in conjunction with the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) and three Wellington-based District Health Boards (DHBs), established a mini-collaborative to coordinate a 10-month collaboration to reduce harm from falls in age-related residential care (ARRC). The agencies commissioned an evaluation to learn from the mini-collaborative on falls...
7 May 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoHMinistry of Social Development: MSDMinistry of Justice: MoJMinistry of Education: MoEDepartment of CorrectionsTe Puni Kōkiri: TPKNZ PoliceMinistry of Business, Innovation and Employment: MBIEAccident Compensation Corporation
Topics: Employment & Labour, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Healthcare, Whānau, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
Social services are working more and more collaboratively to deliver services to New Zealanders. This occurs throughout the sector, from frontline NGOs delivering services on behalf of multiple agencies, all the way to agencies and Ministries in Wellington working together to find new solutions. This is based on the recognition that addressing complex social issues is rarely the responsibility...
More than any other developed country, New Zealand's economy, people and environment depend on the success of land-based industries. The agriculture industry is at the core of New Zealand's economy and is a major determinant of employment and social wellbeing.1 Rural communities and in particular farmers and their families, are at the heart of this industry. Maintaining their health and wellbeing...
8 Aug 2013
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Methodology, Monitoring, Disease, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Quality of Life
Injury-related Health Loss is a joint report from the Ministry of Health and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC). The report presents the injury-related findings from the New Zealand Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study. The report estimates the level of health loss resulting from both injury-related deaths and disability. The report looks at both the external cause of...
Topics: Research, Social Services, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Mental Health, Quality of Life
Thousands of people each year experience some degree of TBI, which is identified by confusion or disorientation, loss of consciousness, post-traumatic amnesia and other neurological abnormalities resulting from externally inflicted trauma (to the brain, rather than an injury to the head). A formal definition can be found in the ACC2404 Evidence Based Best Practice Guidelines document – Traumatic...
Topics: Literature review, Crime & Safety, Education & Training, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol
This review focuses on research that considers the role of alcohol in causing injury and the effectiveness of educational and environmental strategies in preventing alcohol-related injury. It should be read in the context of other research on the effectiveness of policies and interventions directed at alcohol-related harm generally, including taxation, regulations, enforcement, and the...
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