Perspectives on vocational rehabilitation: A New Zealand analysis

Biggs, Herbert C., Humphries, Steven A., & Flett, Ross A. (1998) Perspectives on vocational rehabilitation: A New Zealand analysis. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 11(1), pp. 13-20.

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Abstract

Although both geographically isolated and lightly populated, New Zealand provides its citizens with vocational rehabilitation services of internationally quality. Recent restructuring of public agencies have enabled service funders and service providers to be clearly delineated toward more appropriate and effective outcomes for consumers of rehabilitation and disability services. A number of structural and organizational issues arc discussed and a description of some typical services provided. Ongoing consultations and appropriately targeted and funded research are suggested as important future strategies to maintain quality services in New Zealand.

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ID Code: 98338
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Vocational rehabilitation, Disability services, New Zealand
DOI: 10.3233/JVR-1998-11104
ISSN: 1052-2263
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Deposited On: 26 Aug 2016 00:43
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2016 03:43

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