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Ms Ruth Townsend1, Ms Kathryn  McKinley2, Ms Joanne Sweeney1 1Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia, 2St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Background: People with communication disability experience barriers to participation in healthcare decision making (O’Halloran, Hickson & Worrall, 2008) and are at...
  • April 3, 2019
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Sharon Wells1, Joanne Maret1 1Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 2Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia Best practice Social Work includes timely, client-centred and strength-based interventions and processes. With little published research on Social Work services in response to major...
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Ms Erin  Lawlor1, Ms Kathleen  Dwyer1, Dr Bena Cartmill2,3,4, Prof Elizabeth Ward2,3, Ms Laurelie Wall2,3 1Ipswich Hospital, West Moreton Hospital And Health Service, Ipswich, Australia, 2School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, 3Centre for Functioning and...
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Chantelle Bowles 1Brighton Brain Injury Service, With advances in medicine, more young adults with severe brain injury with profound disturbances of consciousness are surviving and requiring rehabilitation. Currently, there are no published rehabilitation guidelines for clinicians to draw upon in...
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Mrs Ashley Potgieter1 1The Institute For Urban Indigenous Health, Brisbane, Australia Background: Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has long been recognised as a valuable tool to engage clients and provide physical, social and emotional outcomes. AAT can help clients with supporting...
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Mrs Estelle Jensen1, Ms Victoria Forrester1 1Queensland Health, Brisbane, Australia Background: Pharmacists provide essential patient safety services and provide large financial benefits through medication management. The Princess Alexandra Hospital has created five trial senior (HP4) pharmacist positions over the last...
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Dr Sean Horan1,2, Mr Blayne Arnold1, Dr Benjamin Weeks1,2, Dr Justin Kavanagh1,2 1School of Allied Health Sciences, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia, 2Menzies Health Institute Queensland, , Australia Introduction: Skeletal muscle mass increases over the first three decades of life,...
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Dr Rachel Brough1, Ms Kristen Morris1 1Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme – Queensland Health, Cannon Hill, Australia This presentation gives an overview of the allied health team’s role in developing eApply, an online application system now in use at Medical Aids...
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Maidei Machina1 1Westmead Hospital, Westmead, 2145 Introduction: 40-50% of community-dwellers aged 75+ fall each year; with 30% of these falls resulting in injuries that reduce mobility and independence. The Rapid Access of Care and Evaluation (R.A.C.E.) program, which is a...
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Catherine Forbes1, Nicole Litwin-Farrell1 1Western NSW LHD, Forbes, Australia, 2Western NSW LHD, Parkes, Australia A lack of Dietetic resources in Western NSW Local Health District means that residents at risk of malnutrition in Multi-Purpose Services (MPS) in our LHD who...
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