Projects tagged with Literature review
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Effective Community-level change: What makes community-level initiatives effective and how can government best support them?
Topics: Literature review, Research, Community Development, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Local Government
Community-level initiatives have been widely implemented in New Zealand and overseas. However, there is a lack of robust quantitative evidence on whether community-level initiatives are effective in achieving their outcomes. The purpose of the research was to draw together existing evidence to provide insights about what works...
5 Nov 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Supporting families with complex needs often requires funding and delivery arrangements that differ from standard social services. A continuum of interventions, including individual, targeted approaches alongside universal approaches, is required to bring about significant change at the population level. This...
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Housing & Homelessness, Social Security & Welfare, Households, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This rapid review adds to the knowledge base of evidence informing services and programmes for social housing. Specifically, what the outcomes are for social housing tenants relative to the proportion of social housing in an area. Neighbourhood Social Mix and Outcomes for Social Housing Tenants: Rapid Review...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Literature review, Research, Support Groups, Ageing, Diet & Nutrition, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Independence in daily activities in advanced age: Findings from LiLACS NZ presents findings about the activities that people can perform independently or without assistance, for Māori (aged 80–90 years) and non-Māori (aged 85 years). The findings are from a population-based sample of...
14 Aug 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Policy, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Resilience
Many families successfully cope with difficult situations, but some do not. ‘Family resilience’ explains how families draw on...
This report sets out the Literature Scan for the Continuity of Early Learning project. The literature scan focused on current practice in documenting and sharing learning progress in the early years, summarising New Zealand and International approaches. The report has three parts:
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Emergency Services & Disaster Relief, Education & Training, Public Service, Healthcare
Surgical checklists, briefings and debriefings have recently begun to be used in theatres worldwide. The aim of these tools is to improve the quality and safety of health care services provided to patients undergoing surgery and to help prevent adverse events. Checklists, briefings and debriefings have been derived from other...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Monitoring, Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Income & Wealth, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Parenting
Paid parental leave is part of a package of government policies that support parents and families. This paper discusses both the labour market dynamics associated with the provision of paid parental leave and the operation and impacts of paid parental leave, informed by New Zealand and Australian evaluations, and other overseas...
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Oral health is a major public health issue affecting all population groups. Poor oral health during childhood is directly associated with poor oral health outcomes in adulthood as people remain more susceptible to developing dental caries throughout their lives. Oral health has an impact on all systems of the body. For example,...
17 Apr 2015
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This paper summarises what we know about the link between alcohol and family violence – specifically intimate partner violence (IPV) and child maltreatment. Increasingly international approaches include reducing alcohol harm as a specific action point in preventing family violence. Dealing...
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