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A physiotherapy assessment provided by a University of Queensland student gave a five year old girl the chance to learn without difficulties.
Physiotherapy student, Gabriella McCosker completed a five week clinical placement at SPARK Child Wellbeing, a service for children with developmental, behavioural and learning difficulties.
Humour is a free underestimated resource with many benefits older adults can use in their everyday lives to promote their health and wellness.
Research by registered psychologist and Master of Psychology student Ms Sharon Taylor from The University of Queensland’s School of Psychology, investigated humour styles and how humour was used by retirement village residents from Aveo Durack.
Singing in harmony with a choir and penning a song may decrease the rising number of older adults in retirement villages who experience social isolation and memory decline.
Researchers from The University of Queensland and Canterbury Christ Church University in the United Kingdom developed Live Wires, a music program designed to enhance social connectedness and cognitive health in older adults in retirement villages.
We are excited to announce that UQ Health Care has taken on the management and operation of two health clinics at St Lucia and Gatton. These clinics have been previously owned and operated by UQ Health Services and are both based on the university campuses.