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Links & Resources

 

There are many Organisations and Associations available to the general public that help to provide individual therapy and advice or direction to clients, carers and other professionals. Below are links that Loqui Speech Pathology believe will help to support you with all your needs. To help we have divided them into the following categories for you.

 

SPEECH PATHOLOGY ORGANISATIONS

Speech Pathology Australia is the national peak body for the speech pathology profession in Australia….. read more

 

 

COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATIONS

The Australian Aphasia Association (AAA) is a support and advocacy association for people with aphasia, their families and the professionals who help them….. read more

The Australian Aphasia Rehabilitation Pathway (AARP) is a set of care standards for aphasia management. It has been designed for speech pathologists to help guide person-centered, evidence-based aphasia services….. read more

The Centre for Clinical Research Excellence (CCRE) in Aphasia Rehabilitation is an Australia-wide research program,funded for five years by the National Health and Medical Research Council….. read more

LifeTec has a team of specialists that can provide you with the correct information and advice on assistive technology to meet your needs….. read more

Spectronics – Inclusive Learning Technologies is Australia’s largest supplier of special needs software and assistive technologies….. read more

AGED CARE

Home Care Today is your resource hub for new ideas and choices in home care. It is a national service that aims to support both consumers and home care providers to make the most of the implementation of consumer direction in home care packages….. read more

CareSearch is an online resource designed to help those needing relevant and trustworthy information and resources about palliative care….. read more

SWALLOWING LINKS

Safe Swallowing are a ‘go to’ source for dysphagia and exists as a free service for the community and for health professionals. Safe Swallowing has grown to become a trusted source of expert information for managing dysphagia and swallowing difficulties….. read more

Dysphagia Online is the product of extensive and valuable international collaboration by an editorial board made up of healthcare professionals from the fields of gastroenterology, speech and language therapy, dietetics and nursing care….. read more

Dietitians Association of Australia is the peak body of dietetic and nutrition professionals providing strategic leadership in food and nutrition and advancing the professional interests of our members….. read more

Nutrition Australia’s mission is to encourage health and well being of Queenslander’s by educating them to make informed food choices that will promote a healthy lifestyle and well being, and help protect against chronic disease….. read more

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT ORGANISATIONS

The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system….. read more

The Chronic Disease Management on the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) enable GPs to plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions, including patients with these conditions who require multidisciplinary, team-based care from a GP and at least two other health or care providers….. read more

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) provides support to current and former serving members and their families through a range of benefits (including ongoing or one off payments)….. read more

ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS

The National Stroke Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community….. read more

The Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education (CPCRE) was established by Queensland Health in 2001 to enhance palliative care services in Queensland through education and research….. read more

Motor Neuron Disease Australia, as the national body for people living with MND, and aims to promote optimal care outcomes for people living with MND, and enable research that will identify the cause and lead to better care, control, and ultimately a cure for MND….. read more

Palliative Care Queensland is an independent not-for-profit peak body representing palliative care providers, consumers and their families and those with an interest in palliative care in Queensland….. read more

Parkinson’s Australia’s principal service is advocacy and to be the voice of people with Parkinson’s. As the peak nationwide agency, we represent the needs and interests of people with Parkinson’s to all levels of government seeking improved funding for services, research and awareness….. read more

As Australia’s peak national non-government cancer control organisation, Cancer Council Australia advises the Australian Government and other bodies on practices and policies to help prevent, detect and treat cancer….. read more

USEFUL MEDIA 

Communication

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WPyp2wNZ08 The key message of this new video is that with time, creativity and support, communication can be improved for ageing Australians; helping them to connect, to maintain friendships, and to convey basic wants and needs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYsfsKqzt4s&list=PL4EC4A856D9B4E940

Guidlines

Stroke Foundation

This Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management summary is an implementation tool designed to raise the awareness of the recommendations most relevant to speech pathologists from the full Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management….. download Clinical Guidelines for stroke management

FACT SHEETS

Texture B (Minced & Moist) Diet

This food texture includes foods which are very soft and moist and require only minimal chewing…. view here

Speech Pathology Australia Fact Sheets

SPs working with Older People

What is a speech pathologist?

Communication impairment in Australia

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Communication and Swallowing Difficulties following stroke

 

EQUIPMENT

Voice Amplifiers

Loqui recommend the following Voice Amplifiers for our clients. For a complete list click here…..

THICKENED FLUID SUPPLIERS

Naqnutrition

Nutrition Australia provide many resource fact sheets . For a complete list….. view here

Nestle Health Science

Nestle Health Science provide a range of Thickened Fluids….. view here

Flavour Creations

All our products are researched and developed by our dedicated scientists, are exported globally, and are currently being used to assist medical research studies in Canada and Australia….. view here

Precise

Precise Thickn have a variety of foods available for clients…..
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