Mealtime management and NDIS
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Provision of mealtime supports in the NDIS practice area
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Provision of mealtime supports in the NDIS practice area

Course/Activity Information

This Clinical Bite will explore the provision of mealtime supports in the NDIS practice area. Presenters will discuss a case example and how NDIS supports can be used to achieve best outcomes.

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will be able to

  • identify factors to consider when supporting an individual with dysphagia living in the community receiving NDIS funding,
  • develop a mealtime plan for a NDIS participant,
  • identify ways to adjust therapy plans to operate within the limitations of NDIS funding.

Dr Rebecca Packer

Dr Rebecca Packer is a Senior Lecturer and Early Career Researcher in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland.

Dr Packer has attracted over $2.4M in research funding and published over 30 research articles and book chapters with her main focus on understanding the psychosocial impacts of living with, and adjusting to swallowing disorders from the perspective of the person with dysphagia and their families.

Dr Packer teaches across all years of the Undergraduate and Graduate Entry Master's Speech Pathology Program.

Jen Ryan

Jen Ryan has been supporting individuals with disability as a Speech Pathologist for almost 20 years.

She has worked in government funded services, and more recently in private practices supporting participants accessing the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

She has an interest in providing appropriate supports to individuals across the lifespan to participate as independently as possible in all areas of their life.

Jen provides clinical supervision, education and training to therapists working in the disability sector, and guest lectures final year speech pathology students at the University of Queensland.

Other information

  • Training Hours: 1.30
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