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Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia in 2017

By Know Injury • December 11th, 2018

The WA Department of Health recently published the 2017 edition of the Health and Wellbeing of Children in Western Australia report. In collating this report 780 parents and carers of children aged 0 to 15 years were randomly sampled and completed a computer assisted telephone interview. The report highlights that in 2017 approximately one inmore…

Youth Injuries – Summit Session Recap

By Know Injury • January 15th, 2018

One of the most interesting and perhaps most important points that emerged from the Youth Injuries panel session at the recent Summit was the importance of involving young people when it comes to decision making and communicating about the issues that directly affect their mental and physical health. The session moderator, Darci Miller, of Mentallymore…

New Resources for Childhood Injury Data

By Know Injury • June 22nd, 2017

As the leading independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting safety and preventing childhood injuries and accidents in Western Australia Kidsafe WA has recently released a range of professional resources which contain WA specific accident and injury data from Princess Margaret Hospital for children Emergency Department (PMH ED). The Childhood Injury Research Report: Road Injuries andmore…

Family Violence Prevention Programs in Indigenous Communities

By Know Injury • February 16th, 2017
Family Violence Prevention Programs in Indigenous Communities

Family violence among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children continues to occur at a disproportionately higher rate than their non-Indigenous counterparts. It has been recognised as a national priority area in the Third Action Plan 2016-2019 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and Their Children 2010-20221. The Impact of Familymore…

Australian Child Health Survey finds Australian parents disregarding safety guidelines

By Know Injury • January 16th, 2017
Australian Child Health Survey finds Australian parents disregarding safety guidelines

A nationwide survey has found Australian parents are disregarding safety guidelines when their children are trampolining or riding a bike, scooter or skateboard. The poll, which surveyed 2,015 parents across Australia regarding the prevention and response to childhood incidents and injuries, also identified that parents were not confident to administer first aid or CPR tomore…

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