Our health, disability and legal stakeholders are critical in delivering the services our clients need to get their lives back on track. Below you will find news reports and commentary on TAC-related issues.
A new study has shown how pre-accident health can impact a person’s recovery from a transport accident. By linking pre- and post-accident data, researchers at the Monash University Accident Research Centre have revealed fascinating insights into the factors that contribute to a person’s recovery.
The TAC is changing the way we work with our clients who have complex needs such as pre-existing health conditions, persistent pain and mental health challenges. This multi-disciplinary approach encompasses a holistic view of their recovery.
Communication failures led to the death or risk of death of almost half of people with disability living in residential care, according to a new study. The alarming figure was published last month by researchers at Macquarie University and the University of Technology Sydney.
Australia’s first comprehensive real-time prescription monitoring system has been launched in Western Victoria. Called SafeScript, the system was rolled out on 2 October 2018 at more than 400 sites across the Western Victoria Primary Health Network.
Helping a client live more independently – that’s the goal of a home modification. It may be a simple change like adding a hand rail, or it can involve major structural work over several months. At the centre is the client, who is actively involved in decision making.
Fit to drive? Recent Coroner’s cases point to improvement opportunities in the management of medical conditions and driving - 23 Nov 2018
If a patient’s fitness to drive is in question, medical and allied health professionals should proactively initiate an empathetic discussion. This article from VicRoads describes your legal and ethical responsibilities and shares the tools that can help you establish a patient's fitness to drive.
People with spinal cord injury consistently rank bladder management as one of their greatest long-term challenges. Now a TAC-funded project is working to empower those living with spinal cord injury to improve their bladder condition and care.
Launched last month, an exciting new service is helping our clients with a disability enter or re-enter the workforce, develop job skills and prepare to work in the open employment market.
On 30 September 2018 our rebate of the LanternPay transaction fee came to an end. No action is needed on your part – LanternPay will continue as our digital payment platform.
The TAC recently launched a new research investment model with the flexibility to meet our current and emerging needs. Bringing together 12 respected Australian organisations, the new model will streamline research commissioning and allow cost effective access to qualified research services.