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Thursday, 27 November 2014

Study recommends using local therapists in regional towns to help residents with disabilities

A study into the challenges for people with disabilities in the western region has found local residents need to be involved in delivering services.
 
The four year study by the University of Sydney launched trial projects in a number of western region towns including Brewarrina, Walgett, Lightning Ridge and Broken Hill.

Project manager Dr Angela Dew has called for a new model for therapy. Please see link below for more details:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-26/carers-study/5918468

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