Participation, Inclusion, Quality of Life and Dysphagia

Rapid Review of Speech Pathology Interventions to Improve Participation, Inclusion and Quality of Life for People with Dysphagia The full text of this review is available here: Bryant and Hemsley 2018 Evidence Summary Dysphagia Mealtimes Participation UTS 2018 SUMMARY Dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) is associated with a wide range of limitations and restrictions in a person’s... Continue Reading →

Validation of choking and pneumonia risk assessments for adults with IDD

Article title: Validation of the Choking Risk Assessment and Pneumonia Risk Assessment for adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Aims: This study aimed to develop and validate the Choking Risk Assessment (CRA) and Pneumonia Risk Assessment (PRA) tools to differentiate adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) who were at high risk of choking... Continue Reading →

End 2015 wrap: 20 projects in progress through 2016

20 Communication Disability Projects (Analysis or Writing Up!) 2015-16 Tweet Reach: Twitter for people with communication disability project Hemsley, B1., (with Palmer, S2., Dann, S3., & Balandin, S2.) 1DECRA The University of Newcastle, Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (Mar 2014-Mar 2017) Advisors 2Deakin University, 3Australian National University Twitter data paper (UON) published.... Continue Reading →

Abstract Accepted: Australasian Cochrane Centre Symposium Nov 2013

Abstract accepted to the Australasian Cochrane Centre Symposium, Melbourne November 20-11 2013.   Title: A qualitative metasynthesis of patient safety, patient communication, and health information exchange for patients with communication disabilities in hospital B HEMSLEY PhD1, S BALANDIN PhD2, A GEORGIOU PhD3 S HILL PhD4 1 The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia; 2Victoria University,... Continue Reading →

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