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Program Evaluation: How to demonstrate the impact of your program

22 February, 2018

Program : Know Injury

Type : In-Person Workshop

Time : During working hours(8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Location : Geraldton Multi-purpose Centre, 254 Marine Tce, Geraldton

Region : Pilbara

Effective evaluation will help you show how effective or the impact your program has on your target group and inform future delivery of your program. It can also help show the value of your program to funders and other partners, help you build up evidence to attract future funding. This workshop will provide you with …

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Introduction to Home Modifications

12 March, 2018

Program : Stay On Your Feet®

Type : In-Person Workshop

Time : During working hours(8:30 am - 4:30 pm)

Location : Metro Hotel Perth, 61 Canning Hwy, South Perth WA 6151

Region : Metropolitan

Introduction to Home Modifications presented by the WA Division of Occupational Therapy Australia in partnership with the Injury Matters. The introductory home modifications workshop aims to provide occupational therapy practitioners with: An understanding of current models of practice and the application of clinical reasoning to home modification practice Information on the relevance and application of access standards …

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Aboriginal Injuries: Incidence and Costs of Injury in WA

22 March, 2018

Program : Know Injury

Type : Seminar

Time : During working hours(9:00 am - 10:30 am)

Location : To be confirmed

Region : Statewide

This briefing will provide an expert analysis of the impact of Aboriginal Injuries in WA, including health sector costs, long-term care costs, loss of paid productivity and loss of quality of life. Keynote presentations will be delivered from the perspectives of research, policy and practice, with a focus on how the data can be understood and applied to inform policy and program development, and strategies available to prevent Aboriginal injuries. The briefing will also be available via video conference.

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Make Your Home Safer Webinar: the role of Home and Community Care Workers in falls prevention for older adults

26 March, 2018

Program : Stay On Your Feet®

Type : Online Webinar

Time : During working hours(2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Location : Webinar

Region : Statewide

Are you a Home and Community Care professional, working with older adults in their home?  Are you interested in improving the accessibility of homes to reduce older adults risk of falling?  If so, Stay On Your Feet® invites you to attend the Make Your Home Safer webinar.

The webinar will explore how to identify hazards in and around the home that may cause a fall, the role of Home and Community Care Workers in making older adults homes safer, how to communicate with older clients about making their home safer and support and resources available.

Guest Speaker: El Bennett, Operations Manager, Melville Cares

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Advocacy: Writing to influence

27 March, 2018

Program : Know Injury

Type : In-Person Workshop

Time : During working hours(9:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Location : Bendat Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street, Wembley

Region : Pilbara

This workshop will be delivered by Dr Melissa Stoneham from the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA and will provide participants with the confidence and tools they need to write persuasively including establishing authority as an expert, knowing your audience, explore essential content to include and how to structure arguments. The workshop will explore different …

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Violence Injuries: Incidence and Costs of Injuries in WA

2 May, 2018

Program : Know Injury

Type : Seminar

Time : During working hours(9:00 am - 10:30 am)

Location : To be confirmed

Region : Statewide

This briefing will provide an expert analysis of the impact of violence injuries in WA, including health sector costs, long-term care costs, loss of paid productivity and loss of quality of life. Keynote presentations will be delivered from the perspectives of research, policy and practice, with a focus on how the data can be understood and applied to inform policy and program development, and strategies available to prevent violence injuries. The briefing will also be available via video conference.

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