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Addressing modifiable risk factors after mild stroke or transient ischaemic attack

Addressing modifiable risk factors after mild stroke or transient ischaemic attack

Patients are often discharged without a care plan from the acute stroke unit following a non-disabling stroke or transient ischaemic attack. To address this issue, communication materials were developed alongside other initiatives, to support an increased incidence of exercise.
St George Hospital
Added: 16 September 2019|Last updated: 30 September 2019
tOTal Improvement

tOTal Improvement

tOTal Improvement is designed to improve communication within the multidisciplinary team at Morisset Hospital and to better direct consumers’ support needs within the clinical rehabilitation program.
Morisset Hospital
Added: 17 April 2019|Last updated: 7 May 2019
Improving Collaborative Discharge Care Planning for Stroke Patients

Improving Collaborative Discharge Care Planning for Stroke Patients

St George Hospital developed an Allied Health Discharge Care Plan, established an allied health care coordinator role and implemented new administration processes, to support the transition of stroke patients out of hospital and into the community.
St George Hospital
Added: 27 April 2018|Last updated: 14 May 2018
Burn Scar Management with Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing

Burn Scar Management with Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing

Concord Repatriation General Hospital has one of the largest and most extensive prospective databases on burn patients treated with ablative fractional CO2 laser to date. It focuses on both objective health outcomes as well as subjective factors such as quality of life and patient discomfort during treatment.
Concord Repatriation General Hospital
Added: 26 April 2018|Last updated: 11 May 2018
Supporting Lifestyle and Activity Modification After a Transient Ischaemic Attack

Supporting Lifestyle and Activity Modification After a Transient Ischaemic Attack

This project, led by the Community Stroke Team, delivered a six-week education and exercise program with 12 weeks of telephone health coaching to patients in Hunter New England Local Health District who had experienced a transient ischaemic attack.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 23 April 2018|Last updated: 7 May 2018
Breaking Down Barriers: Improving Access to Paediatric Rehabilitation

Breaking Down Barriers: Improving Access to Paediatric Rehabilitation

This project implemented changes to improve the transfer of care from John Hunter Children’s Hospital to HNEkidsRehab, for paediatric patients who need specialist rehabilitation care.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 18 April 2018|Last updated: 3 May 2018
2 Become 1: Combining Multi-Site Rehabilitation Services

2 Become 1: Combining Multi-Site Rehabilitation Services

This project relocated Maitland Hospital rehabilitation services to a new expanded rehabilitation facility at Kurri Kurri Hospital, relieving the pressure on acute services at Maitland Hospital.
The Maitland HospitalKurri Kurri Hospital
Added: 8 August 2016|Last updated: 19 August 2016
A Transdisciplinary Approach to Brain Injury Rehabilitation

A Transdisciplinary Approach to Brain Injury Rehabilitation

The Hunter Brain Injury Service developed a new process for completing community access, upper limb and activities of daily living (ADL) assessments, using a transdisciplinary rehabilitation approach.
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 22 March 2016|Last updated: 8 April 2016
Singing to Health: A Choir for People with Neurological Communication Disorders

Singing to Health: A Choir for People with Neurological Communication Disorders

The War Memorial Hospital Waverley created a weekly social choir led by a volunteer music therapist, for outpatients with chronic communication impairments due to acquired and progressive neurological deficits. The choir supported the health of individuals, by building partnerships and facilitating continuity of care.
War Memorial Hospital
Added: 27 January 2016|Last updated: 10 February 2016
Improving Timely Access and Attendance in Outpatients

Improving Timely Access and Attendance in Outpatients

This project implemented processes to improve the availability of appointments, including a referral triage system, appointment reminders and a new non-attendance policy.
Westmead Hospital
Added: 9 December 2015|Last updated: 18 December 2015
The Safety Huddle: Preventing repeat falls and near miss falls

The Safety Huddle: Preventing repeat falls and near miss falls

Camden Hospital implemented a multidisciplinary review meeting (Safety Huddle) following all inpatient falls and near miss falls, which developed strategies in consultation with the patient to prevent the incident from reoccurring.
Camden Hospital
Added: 23 October 2015|Last updated: 9 November 2015
Stepping Out of the Box

Stepping Out of the Box

A group rehabilitation class was established for eligible clients in weeks 6-12 of the Blacktown Transitional Aged Care Program, incorporating education, physical activity and social activities.
Western Sydney Local Health District
Added: 14 July 2015|Last updated: 4 September 2015
Standing Balance Classes: improve balance and function for rehabilitation inpatients

Standing Balance Classes: improve balance and function for rehabilitation inpatients

This project demonstrates the effective implementation of best evidence to improve patient outcomes in a rehabilitation setting. Patients consistently report poor balance as a significant factor in their recovery. Focusing on patient centred care, clinicians within the physiotherapy department performed an evidence based review aiming to identify the most effective way of improving balance.
Bankstown Lidcombe HospitalCamden Hospital
Added: 16 February 2015|Last updated: 17 February 2015
Roads to Recovery

Roads to Recovery

Building an inclusive work culture from the ground up: Essentials of Care (EOC) in the new Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit at Sutherland Hospital, NSW. The Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit (MHRU) is a 20 bed declared facility. As a new team and unit, a great opportunity existed to build a positive work culture and practices from 'the ground up' and the staff were unified in their enthusiasm to provide recovery-oriented care and interventions. The multidisciplinary team used the Essentials of Care...
Sutherland Hospital and Community Health Service
Added: 13 December 2011|Last updated: 19 January 2015
Up and at ‘em

Up and at ‘em

2011 heralded a significant shift in the Model of Care for Bathurst Health Service (BHS) Orthopaedic services. Increasing demands for service, increased waitlist times and inconsistent models of anaesthetic and post-operative service delivery models of care resulted in increased length of stay (LOS) and secondary sequelae of increased pressure area numbers, rehabilitation bed use and inconsistent post-operative analgesic regimes that limited functionality. With the introduction of activity based funding, a new multi-disciplinary model of care was developed between the Surgical...
Bathurst Base Hospital
Added: 24 September 2013|Last updated: 17 October 2014
Flag and Track

Flag and Track

The aim of the Flag and Track program is to provide the opportunity for stroke patients to be reassessed for suitability to undertake a rehabilitation program to improve their quality of life. The program was implemented to follow up patients (approximately 8-12 weeks post stroke), to assess if any natural recovery had been made and the opportunity for an inpatient rehabilitation program was deemed appropriate. Some patients who had suffered a severe stroke were not given an opportunity to participate...
Hunter New England Local Health District
Added: 8 May 2012|Last updated: 30 September 2014
NSW Rehabilitation Model of Care

NSW Rehabilitation Model of Care

Aim: To implement a consistent model of care for rehabilitation services which supports equity of access, appropriateness of care, and the provision of care in the l...
Benefits: Through the provision of early, intensive rehabilitation, patients will benefit from: Shorter lengths of stay in hospital due to more intensive therapy service...
20 January 2014
Rehabilitation Implementation Toolkit

Rehabilitation Implementation Toolkit

Aim: To facilitate the implementation of the Rehabilitation Model of Care.
Benefits: The Toolkit assists Rehabilitation Implementation leads and other key LHD  stakeholders to understand the value delivered in current care settings, while i...
16 January 2014
Stroke Clinical Variation Statewide Strategy (SCVSS) & Stroke Clinical Audit Process (SCAP) V2

Stroke Clinical Variation Statewide Strategy (SCVSS) & Stroke Clinical Audit Process (SCAP) V2

Aim: The SCVSS will ensure the delivery of best quality care through a process which regularly assesses clinical variation , determining and  correcting its cau...
Benefits: Reduction in mortality and functional outcomes for stroke (ischaemic and haemorrhagic) patients admitted to NSW public hospitals.
14 July 2015

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