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Highly trained animals supporting palliative care patients

Highly trained animals supporting palliative care patients

Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) is working with highly trained animals to support the wellbeing of end-of-life patients, as part of its hospital-based palliative care service. Pet therapy, also known as animal assisted therapy, encompasses a range of...
Ventilator automation frees up nurses

Ventilator automation frees up nurses

Observations from ventilators used by ICU patients are now being fed directly into Central Adelaide’s electronic medical record (EMR) system, helping to ease nurses’ workload and improving data quality Better data and better care Prior to the integration, nurses would...
P.A.R.T.Y Program Returns to the RAH

P.A.R.T.Y Program Returns to the RAH

The P.A.R.T.Y Program is back at the Royal Adelaide Hospital after a hiatus due to COVID-19. The program focuses on preventing trauma and injuries before they happen, by giving secondary school students the opportunity to get firsthand experience of the journey a...
Celebrating CALHN’s Allied Health practitioners

Celebrating CALHN’s Allied Health practitioners

To coincide with Allied Health Professions Day (October 14), Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) is shining a spotlight on our dedicated allied health practitioners and their diverse contribution to providing world-class care to our patients and the...