Outbreak Communication for People with Disability – Connect and Communicate

  • Mitchell, Rebecca (Primary Chief Investigator)
  • Innes, Beth (Primary Chief Investigator)
  • Boyle, Brendan (Primary Chief Investigator)

Project: Research

Project Details

Description

Connect and Communicate is an innovative knowledge translation initiative that informs, enables understanding, supports decision-making and positive action related to outbreak prevention targeted to people with disability. This program will be peer-led and will increase understanding of the outbreak information needs of people with disability, and design options for communication strategies that support adherence to response policies. The applicant team is a unique collaboration between Challenge Community Services, Macquarie University and the University of Newcastle. Challenge Community Services is a non-profit and has over 800 clients with disability with extensive reach to a network of carers and support workers.

Layman's description

Connect and Communicate is an innovative knowledge translation initiative that informs, enables understanding, supports decision-making and positive action related to outbreak prevention targeted to people with disability. This program will be peer-led and will increase understanding of the outbreak information needs of people with disability, and design options for communication strategies that support adherence to response policies. The applicant team is a unique collaboration between Challenge Community Services, Macquarie University and the University of Newcastle. Challenge Community Services is a non-profit and has over 800 clients with disability with extensive reach to a network of carers and support workers.
Short titleConnect and Communicate
StatusNot started
Effective start/end date1/03/211/11/21