Elder abuse – The Health Sector Role in Prevention and Response
1 in 10 older adults worldwide have been abused in the past month. Elder abuse is a hidden problem.
23 Jun 2016
Watch Translating research evidence into practice using the ISC model
Watch Dr Andrés Villaveces and Professor Shrikant I. Bangdiwala webinar presentation from Translating research evidence into practice using the International Safe Community model.
22 Jun 2016
PhD Scholarship in Water Safety/Drowning Prevention
Federation University Australia Faculty of Health is offering 3 PhD scholarships to commence in semester 2, 2016 and invites applications from highly motivated, suitably qualified candidates for these fully funded scholarships. Applications close on July 4th.
22 Jun 2016
Preventing dog bites
Each year, about 13,000 people attend hospital emergency departments in Australia for dog bite injuries. Children under the age of five are most at risk, and are most frequently bitten by their own family dog or by a friend’s dog, usually in or around the home.
17 Nov 2015
About Victorian Safe Communities (VSCN)
The Victorian Safe Communities Network was established to make Victoria a safer, more resilient place by providing safety promotion and injury prevention professionals with the tools, resources and support they need to minimise the impact of unintentional injury, crime, violence and emergency situations.