ALLIED HEALTH Link Round Up Blog APRIL 2018

Here at ALLIED HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES we post our monthly LINK ROUND UP BLOG for you to save time and keep up to date! Read on, save for later, share on social – here are some awesome links / resources / events / cool stuff you as a HP should be all over…

Special mentions to our colleagues in AUDIOLOGY and HEARING this month!



Children’s Communication Milestones

This Communication Milestones Kit from Speech Pathology Australia, assists parents and carers to find a speech pathologist if they are unsure about whether their child is having difficulty with his or her speech, language and communication.

The Communication Milestones Kit is a series of A4-sized downloadable information sheets and an A3-sized poster. These outline the talking and understanding milestones for children aged 1-5 years.


Equipment & Resources


Diabetes Australia 

Best practice guidelines for Diabetic management, tools, resources and much more…


International Diabetes Federation

IDF have developed a FREE online course for HP’s, 3 modules available – Intro to Diabetes, Overview of Diabetes Management and Understanding Diabetic Kidney Disease. Each module takes approx. 60mins and you even receive certificate of completion –   jump on and have a look here…

Evidence Based Hand & Upper Extremity Protocols

Comprehensive manual of treatment protocols for common injuries. *Costs involved*


Allied Health Blogs & Influencers


Health & Wellness trends for 2018

Expect to see these and hear these everywhere!!  Purifying plants anyone??





Top 100 Hearing Aid Blogs & Websites for those in Hearing Care Industries

What a great round up of links for those in these industries!



Great blogs coming out of this private practice!  Particularly enjoying these ones –

The relationship between eye care and audiology
Have a look at the latest tech trends in audiology for 2018!


Health Private Practice

Why Hackers Love Healthcare

Health data is extremely valuable – have a read – upwards of $20,000 on the black market! How secure is your practice data??


Cool Health Research

Predicting Hearing Aid Benefit

Schadler, M.R., Warzybok, A. & Kollmeier, B. (2018). Objective Prediction of Hearing Aid Benefit Across Listener Groups Using Machine Learning: Speech Recognition Performance with Binaural Noise Reduction Algorithms. Trends In Hearing, 22(1).

Prevention Programs to Prevent Football Hamstring Injuries

Almeida, MO, Maher, CG & Saragiotto, BT. (2018). Prevention programmes including Nordic exercises to prevent hamstring injuries in football players. British Journal Sports Medicine, March; (E-publication ahead of print)


Events For Health Professionals

May Virtual Conferences –  Watch LIVE or watch the recording!

May 3  –  Developing & Managing An Effective Pain Service

May 11 –  Multi- Sensory Marketing

May 18 –  Secure Messaging

May 21 –  Parkinson’s Disease Management Update



Allied Health Research Forum – 10 May, FREE and in Sydney


Audiology Australia – National Conference 2018– 20-23 May 2018

The 2018 National Conference will be held in Sydney, under the theme of ‘harbouring holistic hearing health’, brings together an exceptional scientific program with a number of outstanding keynote speakers.




Struggling to keep up with when and where all the PD events happening? Join our online community at ALLIED HEALTH SUPPORT SERVICES and make use of our INTERACTIVE EVENTS CALENDAR – all your events will automatically be recorded in your profile too!


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Until next time, let’s support each other! #alliedhealthprofessionsrule


Sarena Jones

Director @ Allied Health Support Services

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