Allied health research helps to ensure evidence-based, high-level care is provided to our patients through translating research outcomes into clinical practice. Allied health research has the potential to improve quality-of-life and health outcomes, and provides the opportunity to evaluate new and innovative approaches to health care where allied health professionals provide a key role in the patients care.
  • Managing unknown food allergy status and documentation during hospitalisation.
  • Implementation of the International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) – a global standard with terminology and definitions to describe texture modified foods and thickened liquids used for individuals with dysphagia of all ages, in all care settings and for all cultures.
  • Meeting the nutritional needs of patients with cognitive impairment.
Manager Allied Health
Charlene Grosse 
Grosse, C.S. & Cope, V.C. Dietary fibre intake and bowel habits after bariatric surgery: a
structured literature review. OBES SURG (2019) 29: 2247.

Swan, K., Cordier, R., Brown, T. et al. Psychometric properties of visuoperceptual measures
of videofl uroscopic and fi bre-endoscopic evaluations of swallowing: a systematic review.
Dysphagia (2019) 34: 2.