Minister's Community Award

Winner

Breathe. Connect. Play. Asthma Project

Women’s and Children’s Division, Lyell McEwin Hospital, NALHN

Breathe. Connect. Play. is a service for children with chronic asthma, including those with psychosocial vulnerability. Children and families are supported in understanding their asthma management and by creating strong connections between GPs, community providers and acute care. Education at the child's own pace within their home environment, along with a multi-d approach supports families to understand asthma management and create strong connections between primary health providers and acute care.


Finalists

Uringa Hostel’s Dementia Friendly Garden

Tumby Bay Hospital, Eyre and Far North LHN

Uringa Hostel, a 10 bed aged care facility, provides a home and care for residents with varying chronic neurological diseases, including dementia and Parkinson’s disease. Wanting to provide a holistic approach to improving quality of life for our resident community, our staff set about to engage residents, with their families, the Tumby Bay community and dementia experts to create stimulating, inviting and safe outdoor environments for residents to enjoy.


The Laklinyeri Beach House WCHN/WCHF

Paediatric Palliative Care, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, WCHN

The Laklinyeri Beach House, a beautiful purpose built holiday home located at Encounter Lakes, is the shared vision from families and a joint collaboration between the Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation. It is a gift from the community of South Australia to these families who held fast to their vision of what would be the best holiday experience, and evoked extraordinary partnerships across the project.