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New South Wales - Organisation

Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (2001 - 2009)

State Government of New South Wales

From
2001
To
2009
Categories
Government Department, Records Access Service and Records Holder
Alternative Names
  • DADHC (acronym)

The Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (DADHC) was a New South Wales Government department that supported the aged, people with disabilities and their carers. It was created in 2001. DADHC controlled the records of a number of New South Wales disability institutions and facilities, including Stockton Hospital and Peat and Milson Islands Hospital. In 2009, the Department of Human Services was formed and Ageing, Disability and Home Care became an agency within that Department.

Timeline

 2001 - 2009 Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
       2009 - 2011 Department of Human Services
             2011 - Department of Family and Community Services

Publications

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Ageing, Disability and Home Care, Department of Family and Community Services NSW, 'Our History', in Ageing, Disability and Home Care, Department of Family and Community Services (ADHC) Website, NSW Government, 2011, http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/about_us/our_history; 'Mental Health Facilities Guide', in State Records Authority of New South Wales website, State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW 2016, https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/archives/collections-and-research/guides-and-indexes/mental-health-facilities-guide; Conversation with Businesslink staff member, 24 April 2013.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry and Nicola Laurent