Projects tagged with Social Services
397 results found
15 Apr 2014
Topics: Social Services, Healthcare, Disease, Quality of Life, Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, Biotechnology
An evaluation of the Waitemata District Health Board Bowel Screening Pilot is being undertaken to help inform a decision on whether it is feasible to roll out a national bowel screening programme. Telephone surveys were conducted to measure awareness, knowledge and attitudes about bowel cancer and the bowel...
4 Apr 2014
Topics: Employment & Labour, Social Services, Ageing, Healthcare, Older People, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
This is the executive summary of a report by Sapere Research Group. It presents the results of a comprehensive evaluation of an Aged Residential Care (ARC) Nurse Entry to Practice (NETP) programme pilot commissioned by Health Workforce New Zealand and the Office of the Chief Nurse, Ministry of Health. Seven district health...
31 Mar 2014
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
The Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Court (AODT Court) pilot is designed to supervise offenders whose offending is driven by their alcohol and other drug (AOD) dependency, by providing judicial oversight of their engagement with treatment programmes and rehabilitation support services before they are sentenced. The desired...
Family Violence Indicators: Can national administrative data sets be used to measure trends in family violence in New Zealand?
5 Mar 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Research, Abuse & Neglect, Family Violence, Law & Justice, Victims, Social Security & Welfare, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Relationships, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Women, Youth
Good quality, reliable outcome indicators can be used to monitor trends, identify emerging problems, create awareness, guide legislative and policy reforms, and ensure adequate provision of services. This report assesses whether the administrative data sources collected by the Ministries of Health, Justice,...
This paper analyses the latest (2005) data available from the World Bank’s International Comparison Program (ICP). It assesses the extent to which the prices of goods and services in New Zealand (NZ) differ from those observed in other OECD countries, and Australia in particular. The main objective is to...
with: Ministry of Justice: MoJ
The Defendant Centred Courtroom (DCC) pilot trialed a reconfigured District Court courtroom where defendants who are not in custody sit or stand beside their counsel at the front of the court instead of standing in the dock. It is anticipated that placing the defendant at the centre of the courtroom will make the court process...
14 Jan 2014
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Research, Community Development, Family Violence, Employment & Labour, Housing & Homelessness, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Policy, Healthcare, Mental Health, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Socio-economic status, Race & Ethnicity
This report is an independent review of the health and social needs of Chatham Islanders.
This document provides a high-level overview of respiratory conditions in terms of prevalence and incidence, health outcomes and health utilisation and cost. Its purpose is to help the NHC prioritise which condition should be subject to further work in order to improve health outcomes and cost effectiveness for the health and...
30 Nov 2013
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Abuse & Neglect, Crime & Safety, Law & Justice, Prisons, Social Services, Children, Prisoners, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Sexuality
Issue two of Practice: The New Zealand Corrections Journal focuses on youth offending and includes: Editorial - David Wales Early development and youth offending: Practical implications for intervention with, and reintegration of young prisoners - ...
Topics: Evaluation, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Social Services, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Migrants
This report looks at how well Immigration New Zealand and other agencies support new migrants to settle and work in New Zealand. New Zealand has long relied on migrant labour to supplement the labour force and support the economy. Today, one in four people in the workforce was born overseas. The people who...
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