After neurotrauma (Spinal Cord Injury or Acquired Brain Injury), injured individuals rely on a wide network of care providers to maintain their health, wellbeing and quality of life. ISCRR research looks closely at these relationships and processes. to assess whether they can be improved to benefit injured individuals, their families, and the Victorian community.
New Models of Care
Could we use a better, more coordinated model of care for people with disabilities? These researchers hoped to find out by looking at the current model, and comparing it to others that facilitate better patient outcomes.
Person Centred Active Support Project
To improve the quality of life experienced by Residential Independence Pty Ltd (RIPL) residents, researchers are currently trialling Person Centred Active Support (PCAS), a care practice based on offering individuals choice and control over their daily lives irrespective of their disabilities.
Return to Work After SCI
This research team is learning more about how people with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) experience Return to Work after injury and will use this knowledge to improve the rehabilitation and support services offered to this group.
Provider Performance Management Models
Researchers have proposed a performance management framework for The Health and Disabilities Services Group (HDSG), a joint body of the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and WorkSafe Victoria that deals with healthcare providers.