Guidance on the support needs for adults with spinal cord injury

Sue Lukersmith, icare NSW

    Research output: Book/ReportOtherpeer-review


    The Guidance on the support needs of adults with spinal cord injury is a best
    practice tool to assist with making decisions around why assistance from support workers is needed. he guidance was developed using adapted guideline methodology in recognition of the complexity of the topic. The
    guidance draws on the knowledge from the limited research evidence available but also the rich first-hand practical and contextual knowledge of the working party experts. In this guidance there is a decision-making framework and overview of the factors to consider,information and resources. For the different levels of spinal cord injury (no motor function below and some motor function below the level of injury), there are tables on estimates for the levels of
    support and lists of assistive technology. Other sections provide definitions; highlight practical matters to consider; screening tools; an information sheet for the person with a spinal cord injury and their family.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages90
    Publication statusPublished - 2017


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