Published: 2023 LocalThe ACT has sought more integrated health care for several decades as can be seen through the many health related policies and frameworks. Across Australia and internationally, better integration of health services serves to improve consumer experience of care, provide high quality care for the increasing number of people with…
Published: 2020 LocalFamily members and carers play an important role in the care and recovery of patients in hospital. This document outlines the types of spaces and features that family members and carers will require in the new Critical Services Building at Canberra Hospital to enable them to better support consumers during…
Looking after your health with a long-term condition: Perspectives from international students living in the ACT
Published: 2022 LocalThis report shares the findings from community-centered research that investigates how international students undertaking tertiary education in the ACT look after their health when they have a long-term health condition. The report explores the everyday strategies that international students use to look after their health, and some of the difficulties…
“I try not to see a doctor unless I really have to”: Perspectives of older Chinese migrants to the ACT about long-term conditions self-management
Published: 2022 LocalThis report explores how Chinese migrants to the ACT, who are 55 or older, look after their health when they have one or more long-term condition. It reports on learning from in-depth semi-structured conversations with 21 participants, and shares the findings.
Looking after your health with a long-term condition: Perspectives from Vietnamese seniors in the ACT
Published: 2022 LocalThis report shares the findings from a research project that asks how Vietnamese-speaking seniors (aged 60 or over) in the ACT look after their health when they have one or more long-term health conditions. The report also explores some of the difficulties that people in this demographic may experience when…
Published: 2020 LocalThis report shares learning from research and consultation on the topic of community health literacy in the ACT and region. Click "read online" to download a shorter summary of findings.
Published: 2020These are the survey results from the Looking After Your Health with a Long-Term Condition project.
“There’s What Your Doctors Say and Then There’s the Real World”: Looking After Your Health with a Long-Term Condition Final Report
Published: 2020 LocalThis is the final report from the Looking After Your Health with a Long-Term Condition project.
Published: 2016 LocalThis study captures consumer and clinician experience of the Obesity Management Service and identifies priorities for service improvements.
“Of course it’s better if we’re there”: Consumer involvement in health infrastructure in the ACT, 2009-2016
Published: 2016 LocalThis report draws together information about the involvement and contribution of the Health Care Consumers Association staff and consumer representatives to health infrastructure projects undertaken by the ACT Health Directorate between 2008 and 2016.