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CaFHS Staff Recognised

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Posted 11 Oct. 2021

CaFHS celebrates finalists in the WCHN Excellence Awards.


The Women’s and Children’s Health Network (WCHN) Excellence Awards – CREATE. Together provides an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the excellence, hard work, innovation and leadership across our sites, services, disciplines and divisions.

Staff were encouraged to submit a nomination over a four-week period for an individual, team, program or project. A judging panel consisting of clinical and non-clinical representatives, as well as consumer advocates, selected the finalists and winners based on certain eligibility criteria.

In total, there were 22 finalists, from 50 nominations across 10 categories.

The 2021 Awards Dinner was held on Friday 24 September at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Congratulations to CaFHS finalists, ABC Parent Coaching Program and Developmental Dysplasia of Hips (DDH) Clinical Update Project.

ABC Parent Coaching Program

The Attachment Bio-behavioural Catch-up (ABC) program is an evidence-based initiative aimed at parents experiencing relationship difficulties with their infants.

The multidisciplinary team of nurses, psychologists and social workers have demonstrated commitment to improving the mental health and wellbeing of infants and young children.

Developmental Dysplasia of Hips (DDH) Clinical Update Project

The Developmental Dysplasia of Hips Clinical Update Project is being recognised for its best-practice approach and commitment to health promotion and early intervention in young children.

The project has made a significant impact in improving the way DDH is detected, resulting in a lower risk of surgical intervention and greater outcomes for patients and families.