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 →
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 →
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 →
Hemsley, B., Georgiou, A., Hill, S., & Balandin, S. (2014) Keeping people with communication disability safe in hospital: Investigating patient safety incidents to improve policy and practice. 3rd Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation, 12-13 November 2014, Melbourne Australia.
Abstract accepted to the Australasian Cochrane Centre Symposium, Melbourne November 20-11 2013. http://www.cochrane.org.au/symposium/index.php 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 →
“Charting the Course for Good Healthcare” Information Sheet Version 2 7th Sept 2013 A disability health research project in the Hunter, launch site for the DisabilityCare NDIS. We are seeking young adults (18-21 yrs) with Cerebral Palsy who live in the Hunter Valley We would like to speak to them about the health information that... Continue Reading →
Chief Investigator Update 1 (By Dr. Bronwyn Hemsley) To launch this 'SafetyCATCH' project, entitled "Keeping People with Communication Disability Safe in Hospital", we submitted an electronic poster abstract to the Annual Conference of the Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (@AusACPDM), to be held in the Hunter Valley in March 2014 . The poster is... Continue Reading →