The LSA manages the Lifetime Support Scheme (LSS), which was established to provide treatment, care and support to people who have sustained very serious injuries in vehicle accidents, regardless of fault. The purpose of the LSA’s research, education and programs (REP) agenda is to strengthen the quality of services provided to participants in the LSS and contribute to the body of knowledge in the disability and health sectors.
The LSA’s REP Mission Statement:
“The LSA drives innovation in high quality treatment, care and support through sponsorship, research, education and programs to enhance the lives of people very seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents in South Australia.”
The LSA provides funding to individuals and organisations for
- Programs providing high quality services to participants of the LSS
- Research and education in connection with services to participants in the LSS
- Support for state representatives of peak national bodies servicing LSS participants such as Brain Injury SA and Paraquad Services SA
- Sponsorships such as events, seminars, conferences, internships or scholarships
LSA’s Future Shaping Research Priorities
- Outcome Measures
- Quality of Brain Injury Rehabilitation
- Getting Life Chances Back
- Adjustment to Injury
- Accommodation Options
- Advancements in Technology
- Mental Health
- Wellbeing and Resilience
- Vocational Education and Training
The LSA will observe the highest standards of probity for their REP (Research, Education and Programs), with all applications assessed in a manner that is fair, transparent, consistent, confidential, and of the highest professional standard.
If you would like to know more about the REP strategic objectives and process, please read the REP Guidelines and Probity Plan.