Consumer Engagement

Gabrielle Salisbury-baker1 1St George Hospital, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District, Kogarah, Australia Background: Patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation and tracheostomy within the ICU setting regularly experience a period of voicelessness. The psychosocial effects of voicelessness are well documented, with...
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr Kelly Weir1,2, Dr  Shelley  Roberts1,2, Mrs Kylie Gill2, Mrs Zara Howard2,3, Mrs Heidi Townsend4, Mrs Jane  Standen4, Mrs Michelle Drienne4, Professor Sharon Mickan1,2 1Menzies Health Institute Qld & Allied Health Sciences, Griffith University , Gold Coast Campus, Southport, Australia,...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Kate Headley1, Ms Sophie Phillips1, Ms Kelsey Stalker1 1LINKS Trauma Healing Service, Family And Community Services NSW, Charlestown, Australia In October 2017 the LINKS Trauma Healing Service commenced a 3 year pilot study offering multidisciplinary trauma treatment for children...
  • April 4, 2019
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Miss Kylie Draper1,2, Professor David Greenfield2, Doctor Indu Nair1 1Sydney Local Health District, , Australia, 2The University of Tasmania, , Australia BACKGROUND: Inter-hospital transfers facilitate optimal continuity of care however, no standardised education existed within our acute-care and rehabilitation facilities....
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr Gai Harrison1, Ms Kristy Fitzgerald1 1RBWH, Herston, Australia Background: There is growing recognition of the importance of men’s inclusion in antenatal care and childbirth to optimise outcomes for maternal and newborn health. However, programs aimed at involving fathers tend...
  • April 4, 2019
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Margot Leeson-smith1, Christine Eadeh1, Claire  Dux1, Adrienne  Young1 1Royal Brisbane And Women’s Hospital, Herston, Australia Australian healthcare standards require that consumers are engaged in evaluating and improving service delivery. In dietetics and foodservices, this is traditionally done using validated satisfaction...
  • April 4, 2019
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Ms Sheridan Guyatt1,3, Dr Shelley Wilkinson1,2, Associate Professor Michael  Beckmann1,2, Dr  Brianna Fjeldsoe3 1Mater Health, South Brisbane, Australia, 2Mater Research, South Brisbane, Australia, 3University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia Background: Perinatal education (PNE) is an expected part of antenatal care....
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Ms Sheridan Guyatt1,2, Dr Shelley  Wilkinson1,3, Dr Brianna Fjeldsoe2, Associate Professor Michael  Beckmann1,3 1Mater Health, South Brisbane, Australia, 2University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia, 3Mater Research, South Brisbane, Australia Perinatal education (PNE) is an expected part of perinatal care for...
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Mrs Amber Thoroughgood, Mrs Cassandra  Knight 1Hunter New England Local health District, Hunter New England, Australia Background: The provision of foodservices to inpatients in Hunter New England Local health District (HNELHD) Mental Health (MH) facilities is challenging, as these services...
  • April 3, 2019
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Rebecca Seeney1,2, Janelle Griffin1 1Occupational Therapy Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 2The Hopkins Centre, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia Background: An acquired brain injury (ABI) is defined as any injury occurring in the brain after birth. Leisure provides an important...
  • April 3, 2019
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