Tag: acquired disability


Brain injury: Sharing the benefits of consumer representation

Don't tell this to the 700,000 Australians living with brain injury, but brain injury is sometimes referred to as an invisible injury.  Although it's needs are not as obvious as a broken arm or cut, Brain Injury Australia's Nick Rushworth joins us to discuss the "overwhelming need for accurate and user-friendly information" about the services…

28 Jul 2015, by Informa Insights


Addressing the needs to better support and care for Australia’s younger people with very high and complex care needs

Ensuring that younger people with very high and complex care needs have greater choice and control in terms of their support and accommodation options is an ongoing commitment for government, disability and health providers, care and accommodation providers, key national bodies, families and carers. Gaining funding and being able to implement the most appropriate care…

5 May 2014, by Informa Insights