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Optimising the care for people with a Spinal Cord Injury using participation action research

Posted on Tuesday 7th September 2021

Optimising the processes of care for the management of people with a Spinal Cord Injury on the Orthopaedics Ward at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

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Tuesday 7th September 2021    


Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week

Posted on Friday 3rd September 2021

This week Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week SCIAW! This is a national initiative to raise awareness of the daily lives of people who have sustained a spinal cord injury.

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Friday 3rd September 2021    


LAUNCH of a community resource for Australians that live with disability

Posted on Friday 20th August 2021

LAUNCH of a community resource for Australians that live with disability

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Friday 20th August 2021    


Hopkins Hour Event Resources: Engaging Citizens in Hopkins Research

Posted on Friday 20th August 2021

Researchers and citizen's shared the importance of citizen engagement in Hopkins research, for meaningful inclusion to inform and enhance research.

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Friday 20th August 2021     Hopkins Hour, Citizen Engagement, Research,


Vote Now - Focus on Ability Film Festival documentary!

Posted on Thursday 19th August 2021

Below is the link to our short documentary on the Focus on Ability Film Festival site, Elizabeth is one of the stars :) ... voting begins today!

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Thursday 19th August 2021    


BIRS Statewide Hypertonicity Service - Brain Injury Awareness week 2021

Posted on Thursday 19th August 2021

For over 10 years the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service (BIRS) State-wide Multidisciplinary Hypertonicity Team have delivered a specialised service for clients experiencing disabling muscle over-activity after brain injury. A recent qualitative research study funded by a Hopkins Seed Grant examined the client’s experience and perceptions of the service.

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Thursday 19th August 2021    


Ambassador Belinda Adam's talks about Ballet for Brain project

Ambassador Belinda Adam's talks about Ballet for Brain project

Posted on Wednesday 18th August 2021

In April of this year, Ballet for Brain Injury pilot program began at Queensland Ballet’s West End studios. After a successful ten-week trial with ten brain injury survivors and their carer/support worker, classes are now running every Saturday with plans to undertake a clinical trial nex

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Wednesday 18th August 2021     Ballet For Brain, Brain Injury, Belinda Adams


Dimensional Attention Modelling for Neglect Detection (DIAMOND study): A novel application for brain injury

Posted on Wednesday 18th August 2021

Cognitive disability following brain injury often remains hidden yet has profound consequences for the individual. This project focuses on a condition known as unilateral spatial neglect, which often follows brain injury and causes an inability to pay attention to visual space opposite to the injury. A classic symptom is that a person with neglect may only eat food from one side of their plate. Neglect is not simply a problem with vision since the person can locate objects when these appear in isolation. Instead, neglect reflects a problem of control – the neural connections allowing goal-directed action have been selectively affected. Neglect is among the most significant predictors of functional recovery following brain injury and results in difficulties returning to employment and independent living, among other areas.

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Wednesday 18th August 2021    

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