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Service Framework: to improve the health care of people with intellectual disability

Summary

The Service Framework is based on a tiered model of care and has been developed by NSW Health and the Department of Family and Community Services – Ageing, Disability and Home Care in collaboration with the NSW Council for Intellectual Disability. An extensive consultation with stakeholders has also helped of shape the Service Framework.


The Service Framework aims to reduce health inequalities for children, adolescents and adults with intellectual disability and is NSW Health’s response to:

  • promote a broader understanding of the health needs of people with intellectual disability and their right to effective services and care; and
  • improve the quality, range, consistency, accessibility and integration of services necessary to meet the health needs of people with intellectual disability

File link: Service Framework: to improve the health care of people with intellectual disability
File size: 192Kb
Type: Report
Date of Publication: 01 June 2012
Author Branch: Primary Health & Community Partnerships
SHPN: 120223
ISBN: 9781741877373

Service Framework: to improve the health care of people with intellectual disability

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