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6 November 2014

Six inspiring stories of service innovation

Improving services for people remains a compelling driver for many working in the mental health and addictions sector, and this week we are celebrating services working towards better outcomes.

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7 July 2014

Manager says "just do it" to employing disabled people

Karen Beard-Greer, chief executive of Independent Living Service (ILS) in Auckland, believes that disability support services employers have an additional responsibility to employ disabled people because, like any industry, "we need to understand our target market."

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7 July 2014

Disabled people "make a difference" in disability support services

An overheard conversation led Ava Thomas to a job with Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury 12 years ago, and she is still with the trust today.

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13 May 2013

By Te Pou

New tool helps patients and their health providers talk about employment and mental health

For many people experiencing a mental health condition, the decision to return to employment can be a difficult one. The Employment and Mental Health Option Grid has been published to help individuals and their health providers have evidence-informed conversations about the benefits and risks of returning to employment.

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