Accident Compensation Corporation

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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Completed
Apr 2017
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...
Completed
2017
The forestry sector is one of WorkSafe’s four priority sectors due to the high incidence of injuries and fatalities. WorkSafe has had a dedicated Forestry Programme since 2010. The programme requested that Research and Evaluation carry out formative research to provide evidence to inform a review of the current focus and the development of future initiatives. The research employed a mixed-...
Completed
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...
Commissioned
19 Nov 2015
This report from KPMG presents the findings of a qualitative study into reducing pressure injuries in New Zealand. Pressure injuries are a major cause of preventable harm for healthcare services including hospital, residential aged care and home care in New Zealand. Approximately 4-8% of those that receive healthcare in New Zealand experience a PI, regardless of their age or mobility1. PI...
Completed
Oct 2015
‘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.
Completed
2015
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.
Completed
Sep 2014
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...
Completed
7 May 2014
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...
Completed
2014
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...
Completed
8 Aug 2013
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...

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