How Technology can Assist People with an ABI to Increase their Motivation, Function, Cognitive Abilities & Upper Limb Movement
Acute Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

How Technology can Assist People with an ABI to Increase their Motivation, Function, Cognitive Abilities & Upper Limb Movement

In the lead up to the 4th Annual National Acquired Brain Injury Conference, I was delighted to have the opportunity to speak with Vicki about how technology can assist people with an ABI to increase their motivation, function, cognitive abilities and upper limb movement. I hope you enjoy the interview. Continue reading

Providing the right support for individuals with an ABI
Acute Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

Providing the right support for individuals with an ABI

PROVIDING THE RIGHT SUPPORT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AN ABI Samantha Grant is a registered Clinical psychologist based in Sydney with over 17 years’ experience in Clinical Psychology services to adults (16 – 65) following complex and catastrophic injuries, particularly acquired brain injury. In the lead up to the 4th National Acquired Brain Injury Conference taking … Continue reading

Safety And Security Risks in Hospitals
Health & Healthcare / Occupational Health & Safety / Other

Safety And Security Risks in Hospitals

This year’s Safe & Secure Hospitals Conference taking place on 17-18 October 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins will address code grey responses, incident reporting, training and education for security and clinical staff, legal protection, improvements to communication between staff, patients and visitors, strengthening healthcare policy and the importance of clinical governance, security risk … Continue reading

Providing a safe environment for hospital staff, patients and visitors
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Providing a safe environment for hospital staff, patients and visitors

Hospitals are committed to promoting the health, safety and welfare of all its staff, patients and visitors. Health and safety practices are embedded throughout an organisation to provide a secure environment in which to work. Hospital security staff and arrangements keep patients, staff and visitors safe from inappropriate behaviour such as violence and aggression. In … Continue reading

The Importance of Increasing the Community Awareness of Aphasia
Health & Healthcare

The Importance of Increasing the Community Awareness of Aphasia

According to The Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway (AARP), 15 million strokes occur each year worldwide, and up to 38% of stroke survivors have aphasia. The effects of aphasia create significant implications for the quality of life and functioning of an individual. The AARP’s set of care standards for aphasia management, allows speech pathologists to create … Continue reading

Raising the profile of caring and caring issues
Acute Healthcare / Community Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

Raising the profile of caring and caring issues

Carers Victoria is the state-wide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria. Working closely with government and support organisations, as well as collaborating with Carer Associations in each State and Territory, they provide consistent supports to family carers. Caroline Mulcahy is the CEO for Carers Victoria and will be delivering … Continue reading

Supported decision-making for people with severe-profound intellectual disabilities
Acute Healthcare / Community Healthcare / Health & Healthcare

Supported decision-making for people with severe-profound intellectual disabilities

The 4th Annual Younger People with very high and complex care needs Conference is taking place on 14-15 June 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins. We had the opportunity to chat with one of our speakers, Jo Watson, Lecturer in Disability & Inclusion, School of Health & Social Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University, … Continue reading