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The Integrated Rehabilitation and Enablement Program (iREAP)

The Integrated Rehabilitation and Enablement Program (iREAP)

iREAP is an eight-week program that delivers integrated rehabilitation services to older people in the community who have or are at risk of frailty, falls, Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative conditions.
War Memorial Hospital
Added: 9 October 2017|Last updated: 23 October 2017
Carer Consultant Program

Carer Consultant Program

Northern NSW Local Health District developed a new model of consultation that electronically connects health service managers with carers in the community.
Northern NSW Local Health District
Added: 8 July 2015|Last updated: 22 July 2015
Caring for Your Future Health: Long Term Follow Up and Late Effects Clinic

Caring for Your Future Health: Long Term Follow Up and Late Effects Clinic

Westmead Hospital is the largest allogeneic Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) centre in NSW, performing more than 1000+ transplants since 1981. Since then there have been improved outcomes and Westmead have a number of long term survivors post BMT, which continues to grow annually. This has required a shift in the model of care that is provided to address the survivor’s needs. In 2012, Westmead BMT developed a formalised multidisciplinary team approach to Long Term Follow Up. This included the...
Westmead Hospital
Added: 23 February 2015|Last updated: 30 March 2015
Food Packaging Improvement

Food Packaging Improvement

A successful partnership between HealthShare NSW and Arthritis Australia has dramatically redesigned packaged food, improving ease of opening to ensure NSW public hospital patients and people at home can access food more easily, increase the amount they eat, build nutrition and support good health outcomes.
HealthShare NSW
Added: 15 December 2014|Last updated: 15 December 2014
Dignified and Dry

Dignified and Dry

Several prevalence surveys highlighted that on a 32 bed general medical ward 30% of patients at any time had some degree of urinary incontinence. The nursing team identified factors that were indicative of poorly managed urinary incontinence that impacted not only on nursing workload but more importantly on the dignity of patients.Changes were implemented to improve practice. These included an assessment tool and care plan, improved signs, wayfinding markers, different continence products and staff education. Evaluation showed positive sustained changes...
John Hunter Hospital
Added: 23 May 2012|Last updated: 30 September 2014

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