Australian Hearing Who are we? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

slide1 n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Australian Hearing Who are we? PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Australian Hearing Who are we?

play fullscreen
1 / 12
Australian Hearing Who are we?
112 Views
Download Presentation
rowdy
Download Presentation

Australian Hearing Who are we?

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. A case study of establishing a national CAPD program for children at Australian Hearing - clinical support and clinical quality Karin Gillies1, Alison King1, Helen Glyde2, Sharon Cameron2, Simone Punch3 and Meagan Ward3. 1Australian Hearing, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia 2National Acoustic Laboratories, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia 3 Australian Hearing, Macquarie University, NSW, Australia World Congress of Audiology, Brisbane, Australia - 2014

  2. Australian Hearing Who are we? • National program • Funded to provide hearing services to eligible adults and young adults • Sole provider of funded hearing services for children • CAPD program - a fee-for-service program for normally hearing children

  3. Australian Hearing’s CAPD program • Hierarchical CAPD assessment protocol • Spatial processing disorder • Memory deficits • Binaural integration deficit • Deficit-specific remediation pathways • One of two auditory training programs • Personal FM system • Classroom strategies

  4. Challenges • Centres geographically dispersed • Large number of clinicians involved • One clinician per centre

  5. Remote Clinical Support • Dedicated CAPD support network: • CAPD Audiologists email contact group • Existing clinical support networks: • One on one supervision • Personal emails • Clinical Support Phone Line • Paediatric Support email inbox

  6. Requests for Support

  7. Requests for Support

  8. Requests for Support

  9. Support Structure

  10. Clinical Quality • Clinical Audit: • Review of assessment appointment • 100 files (2 per clinician) • Next steps: • Feedback to individual clinicians • Summary to managers and Principal Audiologist • Modification of training and clinical resources if indicated

  11. Summary • A consistent national CAPD program was achieved • Remote clinical support networks were effective • Supporting parents with home-based auditory training programs was the most common issue

  12. Thank you for listening For more information: http://www.hearing.com.au http://capd.nal.gov.au