Projects tagged with Hazards
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25 Nov 2014
with: Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu , Families Commission (now operates as the Social Policy Evaluation and Research Unit: Superu)
Topics: Community Development, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Housing & Homelessness, Income & Wealth, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Families & Whānau, Hazards, Whānau, Quality of Life, Resilience, Communicating, Social Media
The research seeks to understand the kinds of services, support and information that Christchurch families and whānau affected by the earthquakes need to maintain resilience and aid their psychosocial recovery. It also focuses on identifying the most effective channels, access points and referral pathways required to reach...
Inquiry Report: Accident Compensation Corporation: Using a case management approach to rehabilitation
As the human face of ACC … Case Managers are vitally important, as they set the tone of the relationship [with the claimant] and have the potential to set and...
Topics: Literature review, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Older People, Lifestyle & Standard of Living
This comprehensive literature review brings together literature and data on alcohol and older adults from a variety of New Zealand sources. Findings from selected overseas studies are also included. Topics covered include: size, composition, living circumstances and wellbeing...
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) undertakes the Sun Exposure Survey (SES) every three years. The purpose of this ongoing research is to collect consistent information on attitudes and behaviours towards sun exposure, to facilitate comparison with historical survey data, and to inform future decision making in the sun safety and...
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).
Topics: Evaluation, Food, Natural Resources, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Disease, Hazards, Healthcare, Science & Technology
20 August 2014 Dr Roger Blakeley Chief Planning Officer Auckland Council Dear Dr Blakeley In February this year, on behalf of several Councils, you made similar requests to the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor (PMCSA), the Royal...
Topics: Research, Drugs & Alcohol, Hazards, Healthcare, Youth, Information & Communications Technology, Social Media
The Health Promotion Agency (HPA) commissioned TNS to investigate advertisements with tobacco denormalisation and health consequence themes as part of the formative research for its new tobacco control campaign aimed at young adults. Advertisements with those themes were chosen for testing because they have been shown to be...
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Child Development, Hazards, Healthcare, Pacific People, Youth, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life
Family connectedness describes the quality of connections within a family and is important for wellbeing in adolescence. It is a protective factor against risky behaviour. Substance use is a key risky behaviour that emerges in adolescence, with tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption of particular concern for Pacific youth....
Alcohol and older people. A descriptive analysis of changes in alcohol use in older New Zealanders from 2004 to 2009
This report examines the changes in alcohol use in New Zealand for older New Zealanders (aged 60 years and over), and the association of these changes with socio-economic and deprivation factors, living arrangements and chronic health conditions. The report uses data from the Statistics New Zealand Survey of Family Income and...
23 Apr 2014
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Kaupapa Māori, Methodology, Research, Special Education, Hazards, Health & Safety at Work, Healthcare, Hauora, Hinengaro, Te Āo Māori, Tinana, Wairua, Whānau, Customs & Traditions, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
The research focused specifically on the needs of disabled Māori and their whānau in the Murihiku/Southland region. The research drew from a range of sources including a community survey, a literature review and consultation with service providers in the area. Four key themes identified that correlate to...
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