Please save the date for Thursday 1st March for the Tracheostomy CoP and look out for more information via email and on our website in the new year as this forum takes shape.

2017 marks 200 years since James Parkinson published his famous essay on the ‘shaking palsy’. So it seems fitting that, on the 28th November, TRACS WA hosted the second CoP focused on assisting people with Parkinson’s disease to function optimally.  

TRACS WA were valued for their expertise in both facilitating and in their approach to education  around goal setting in subacute care, and were approached to develop a Train the Trainer module in collaboration with the WA ACAT Team. 

Our Facilitators have had a busy time as there have been lots of requests for our SAC education.  We delivered to Community Physio (CPS) for the first time. The 33 in attendance thoroughly enjoyed our Emotional Wellbeing module. 

Some readers may remember that in 2016, under the direction of the WA Stroke Services Director, and in collaboration with an expert reference group, TRACS WA developed a set of resources under the banner:

A survey monkey survey was distributed to TRACS WA’s mailing list in October. 113 responses were received. Of these 26% were nurses and 66% were allied health staff.