Grants Database

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $15,500
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Swinburne University of Technology, Faculty of Health, Arts and Design

Collaborative Touch Screen Interaction for Older People with Dementia

This project will investigate and develop interactive games and musical instrument software appropriate for use in the care and home environments for people with dementia.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Women with Disabilities Victoria Incorporated

Healthy Services, Healthy Women: Making Health Care Relevant to Women with Disabilities

A learning package will be developed and delivered by women with disabilities which addresses barriers faced by women with disabilities within the health care system.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $38,500
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Melbourne Health

Implementing Lokomat rehabilitation technology into broad based Public Health in Victoria

This grant will provide funding toward purchase of a Lokomat machine: a new technology that assists walking movements of gait-impaired persons. This will improve patient outcomes (through targeted, high intensity therapy) and long-term cost-savings (via reducing hospital stays).

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Project State: National
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Parent-Infant Research Institute Inc

Mum 2B Mood Booster - Development of an Online Treatment for Antenatal Depression

Online therapy can overcome the most important barriers to depression treatment. Parent-Infant Research Institute will adapt its validated online treatment for postnatal depression for delivery in pregnancy.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Project State: QLD
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Pony Riding for the Disabled Association T/A McIntyre Centre

Volunteer Recruitment & Training Program for 150 RDA Volunteers

This project will enable 100 more children with a disability enjoy the benefits of therapeutic horse-riding programs through recruiting and training 150 volunteers.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Royal District Nursing Service Limited

Initiating injectable insulin therapy in the home-setting, to improve Type 2 diabetes management

This project will develop and evaluate a community-nursing intervention, to initiate injectable insulin therapy in the home-setting for people with poorly managed Type 2 diabetes.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Project State: NSW
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: University of Western Sydney: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Instilling hope for a brighter future: Mentor-mentee program for young people with anorexia nervosa

This project will develop a mentorship program to support recovery and improve the quality of life for young people with anorexia nervosa

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $40,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: National Heart Foundation of Australia (Victorian Division)

My Heart, My Life: A resource to support heart patients with low literacy

People with low literacy experience higher rates of heart attack. The National Heart Foundation of Australia will build hospital capacity and develop resources to improve recovery outcomes for these patients.

  • Program Area: Health & Disability
  • Amount: $125,000
  • Project State: VIC
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: SCOPE (VIC) LTD

Technology makes things possible

Most people with a disability live in existing (sometimes ageing) infrastructure. This proof of concept project looks at what assistive technology existing infrastructure needs to 'make things possible' for people with a disability.

  • Program Area: Healthy - Medical Research
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Project State: NSW
  • Year Granted: 2014
  • Grantee: Neuroscience Research Australia

Establishment of a multidisciplinary sleep research facility with the purchase of essential critical equipment

Neuroscience Research Australia aim to develop a multidisciplinary sleep research program in purpose built laboratories to perform innovative research to develop new treatments for sleep disorders.

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