Social assistance / allied health assistants / supervision and delegation

Mrs Lucy Whelan1,2, Ms Christine Yang1, Ms Lisa Terry1 1Monash Health, Clayton, Australia, 2Monash University, Clayton, Australia Aim To modify and improve existing modified fluids patient information to improve utilisation and accessibility for patients and families with communication impairment, and...
  • May 24, 2021
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Mrs Lucy Whelan1,2, Ms Lauren Hall1 1Monash Health, Clayton, Australia, 2Monash University, Clayton, Australia AIM A training package has been developed to provide Allied Health Professionals (AHP) with the understanding of why delegation is required for safe and effective treatment...
  • May 24, 2021
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Mrs Meagan Gough1 1The Prince Charles Hospital, Queensland Health, Chermside, Australia Digital Collaboration platforms provide an opportunity to optimise communication, increase productivity, and overcome administrative and workload challenges associated with traditional delegation systems in clinical teams. Adopting Microsoft Teams as...
  • May 21, 2021
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Mrs Lucy Whelan1,2, Ms Kath Greer1,2, Ms Jessica Huglin1,2, Ms Sharon McLean1, Dr Debra Mitchell1, Dr Melanie Farlie1,2, Ms Sharon Downie3 1Monash Health, Clayton, Australia, 2Monash University, Clayton, Australia, 3Department of Health, Melbourne, Australia Background In 2019, the Department of...
  • May 21, 2021
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Mrs Lucy Whelan1,2, Mrs Kylie Saccotelli1 1Monash Health, Clayton, Australia, 2Monash University, Clayton, Australia Aim: Consistent and accessible on the job competency training for all Allied health assistants at Monash Health Methods: The tool designed in 2017 has been audited...
  • May 19, 2021
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Mr Tony Sheng1, Mrs Lucy Whelan1 1Monash Health, Australia Background: Monash Health Allied Health Assistant (AHA) Day is an annual professional development conference specific to AHAs all over Australia. It originated in 2017 in a face-to-face format with over 300...
  • May 19, 2021
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Mrs Lucy Whelan1,2, Mrs. Louise Britzman1, Mrs Greta DeVincentis1, Mrs Kylie Saccotelli1 1Monash Health, Clayton, Australia, 2Monash University, Clayton, Australia In 2012, Monash Health allied health management underwent a restructure within which the Allied Health Assistant (AHA) Advisor role was...
  • May 19, 2021
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Mr Cameron Mclean1,2, Ms Christina Lee2, Ms Marley  Desmares-Matters2, Ms Natasha  Turner1, Ms Helen Dragicevich1 1St George Hospital, Kogarah, Australia, 2University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 2500 Aim: the role of the allied health assistant in an acute care hospital has been...
  • May 19, 2021
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Mr Cameron Mclean1,2, Ms Natasha Turner1, Ms Helen Dragicevich1, Mr Terry Stefanidis1, Ms Chona Lauzon1, Ms Fauzia  Haque1, Ms Claire Campbell2 1St George Hospital, Kogarah, Australia, 2University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Background: older adults at risk of malnutrition admitted to...
  • May 19, 2021
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Miss Siobhan Feely1, Ms Susan Dragon2 1Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville , Australia, 2Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Parkville , Australia Social work practice in hospital settings frequently includes assisting patients in receipt of, or attempting to access Centrelink payments. However, little...
  • May 14, 2021
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