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Pain Awareness Project by scope

  Are you a parent/carer or support worker of an adult who: has a health condition associated with pain and has an intellectual disability as defined by at least four of the following?scope logo

  • Absence of speech
  • Major sensory impairment (vision or hearing)
  • Severe problems with movement
  • Dependence on others to meet basic daily needs
  • Apparent lack of engagement with the environment

If so, scope is inviting you both to participate in a Pain Awareness Project.

What does it involve?

The project involves learning how to identify pain in people with intellectual disability. Participants will attend an education session about pain and will trial a pain checklist. Three surveys will also be completed.

Participation is voluntary and anonymous

Backfill will be provided for support worker participation.
Parents/carers will receive a $30 voucher.

Further information:

If you would like to see a description of the project or have any queries please contact Scope Research on:

03 9843 3000 or email

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