Beth Shields Background or Problem/ Issue: Clinical supervision is well known and widely practiced as a key support of quality and safe healthcare and health professional wellbeing. Evidence supports completing clinical supervision with a supervisor other than your line manager,...
  • April 26, 2021
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Sarah Meney1 Gippsland Southern Health Service / Bass Coast Health1 ABSTRACT Background or Problem/ Issue: Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) is a small regional health service, providing services to the South Gippsland Shire. The physiotherapy department at GSHS had a...
  • April 26, 2021
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Amanda Hack1, Casey Howarth1 Gippsland Lakes Complete Health1 ABSTRACT Background or Problem/ Issue: The Podiatry service at Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (GLCH) has always been in extremely high demand with long waiting lists and difficulty responding to urgent/high priority referrals....
  • April 26, 2021
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Flora Versyck1 BASKO Healthcare1 ABSTRACT Background or Problem/ Issue: Contracture management can be done in different ways but they are not always effective and painless. The purpose of LLPS contracture treatment with a dynamic non-weightbearing orthosis is to obtain an...
  • April 26, 2021
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Jessica Moller1, Rebecca McKay1 Gippsland Lakes Complete Health1 ABSTRACT Background or Problem/ Issue: Our community health occupational therapy (OT) team use a variety of outcome measures in daily practice which have not been routinely collected, collated or examined a meaningful...
  • April 26, 2021
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Ainsleigh Whelan1, Jessica Moller1 Gippsland Lakes Complete Health1 ABSTRACT Background or Problem/ Issue: Home modifications adapt the home environment to enable individuals to function with maximum independence (Law et al., 1997). Minor home modifications are defined as simple non-structural changes...
  • April 26, 2021
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Chelsea Arceri1 Gippsland Lakes Complete Health1 ABSTRACT Background or Problem/ Issue: 54% of East Gippsland are overweight or obese, 19% are consuming sugary drinks each day and 48% are not meeting their recommended serves of fruit and vegetables. Transforming workplaces...
  • April 26, 2021
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Rebecca Woodland1, Fiona Rawson1, Deanne McKendry1 Gippsland Lakes Complete Health1 ABSTRACT Background or Problem/ Issue: The recruitment of Allied Health staff to regional areas is difficult. Sourcing appropriately qualified and experienced staff in order to meet local community needs is...
  • April 26, 2021
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Sally Wilson1 West Gippsland Healthcare Group1 ABSTRACT Issue: In 2018/19 in Victoria it took 301 and 265 days for 90% of patients to be admitted for elective Total Knee and Total Hip replacement surgery respectively, and 4.6% and 2.7% (respectively)...
  • April 26, 2021
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Christopher Duff, Dr Bradley Kendall, Prof Gerald Holtmann, Amy Nevin, Dr Heidi Staudacher Bond University, Princess Alexandra Hospital, University of Queensland, Gippsland Southern Health Service ABSTRACT Background or Problem/ Issue: Functional dyspepsia (FD) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterised by symptoms...
  • April 26, 2021
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