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Thursday, 10 October 2019
Level 10, 182 Victoria Square
Adelaide, SA 5000
6:00pm – 8:00pm ACST
(5:30pm for 6:00pm start)
Duration: 2.5 hours
The Lifetime Support Authority (LSA) delivers the South Australian Government’s Lifetime Support Scheme (LSS). The LSS is a no-fault scheme which provides treatment, care and support for people who suffer very serious injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident in South Australia.
Our Research, Education and Programs (REP) framework strengthens the quality of services provided to Scheme participants and contributes to the body of knowledge in the disability and health sectors.
Join us for an insightful evening of presentations from REP grantees who will showcase their research and outcomes.
Speaker 1: Alexandra Kay and selected Participants – Scope Global Pty Ltd
To facilitate opportunities for Lifetime Support Scheme Participants to regain their self-esteem and self-reliance by using the peer-to-peer model to support Tongan individuals with disabilities as well as their membership organisations (DPOs)
Scope Global will present on the recent All Abilities Abroad: Skills Exchange in Tonga Program. Four Lifetime Support Scheme Participants were selected and deployed for a 28-day pilot to engage in a peer-to-peer cultural exchange. The aim of this project was to provide a positive impact on their self-esteem and to help increase their self-reliance.
Speaker 2: Dr Ryan O’Hare Doig, Professor Ruth Marshall and Associate Professor Jillian Clark – South Australia Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)
Spinal Cord Injury Neuro-Sexuality (SCIN) – Developing a Biological understanding of Sexual Health following Spinal Cord Injury
The study compares the spinal cord responses in able-bodied people with those of people with complete spinal cord injuries to further explain the roles of the human spinal cord in mediating sexual responses.
Speaker 3: Paul Young – Central Adelaide Local Health Network
Population-based health approach for surveillance of Multiple Domains of Function – Spinal Cord Injury Study
The focus of this research includes three population-based studies of spinal cord injury to evaluate the variation in functioning, health and wellbeing between World Health Organisation regions, determine the nature of the relationship between health and functional variables, and differences in health systems, policies and general economic characteristics.
Light refreshments are available on arrival.
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