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Our publications document Brotherhood research and policy analysis, share learning from evaluations of Brotherhood services, and keep our supporters informed about our work.

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By Helen Kimberley, Bonnie Simons and Seuwandi Wickramasinghe, 2015

How do older Australians develop the knowhow to devise lives they value in our increasingly complex society?

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By Michael McGann, Dina Bowman, Helen Kimberley and Simon Biggs, 2015

With people living longer and the working age population in decline, older Australians are being asked to work longer. Yet increasing numbers are experiencing long-term unemployment and chronic insecurity in the labour market.

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By Seuwandi Wickramasinghe, Ashley Carr and Helen Kimberley, 2015

Study of our pilot program that supports people with younger onset dementia.

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July 2014 (PDF file, 76 KB)

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By Monica Mercieca and Helen Kimberley 2013

The Short Break Stay program was established to offer people with advanced dementia a three-day stay in a homelike setting.

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By Ashley Carr, Simon Biggs and Helen Kimberley, 2013 (PDF file, 1 MB)

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By Ashley Carr, Helen Kimberley and Simon Biggs 2013

This study builds on earlier work which challenged the narrow policy focus on economic and employment-centred understandings of the ageing of Australia's population.

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May 2013 (PDF file, 113 KB)

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By Ashley Carr, Helen Kimberley and Monica Mercieca 2013

The Brotherhood of St Laurence pilot program Caring for Carers (C4C) assisted people caring for someone with dementia.

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By Helen Kimberley. Robert Gruhn and Simon Huggins 2012

This study examined what the Brotherhood’s aged service users value in life, what enables them to live fulfilled and meaningful lives and what the services can contribute to this.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse. Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

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