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 course at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre is helping spinal cord injury patients develop their wheelchair skills in a safe and controlled environment.
TAC clients are among some 60 people who’ve contributed to an app aimed at strengthening connections and sharing information within the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) community.
Injured in a motorbike accident, a TAC client describes the unexpected challenges he faced – and how a new perspective boosted his recovery. Access this article and video to hear Ross’s story.
We have started working in a new way with our clients with lifelong injuries. These changes will help build their capability and ensure they receive the right services and supports to reach their goals.
Victorians with disability, or carers of people with disability, are invited to apply to be part of the next Victorian Disability Advisory Council. Members provide policy advice on strategies to build a more inclusive Victoria and to increase opportunities for people with disability.
Language barriers prevent many Australians from understanding their treatment. Is an inexpensive handheld translator the answer? Heading a study to investigate is Darren Hunter, a radiation therapist and project lead for the TAC’s Health Programs.
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.