Meet the Minds/Brave: Highlighting the unseen: Bringing frail, homebound and bedridden people into view with technology

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


Meet some of Flinders University’s most engaging minds as they bring you their latest research from a diverse range of fields.
Meet the Minds is a series of virtual lunchtime lectures designed to feed your curiosity and offer you insights into the topics that are challenging and changing the world. .Join us online to view the amazing work being conducted by Flinders researchers - with each lecture followed by an online Q&A session, 
Flinders’ Meet the Minds virtual lecture series is not to be missed.'Highlighting the unseen: Bringing frail, homebound and bedridden people into view with technology.
'With the vision of upgrading the Australian health care system beyond physical attendance limitations, Dr Maria Alejandra Pinero de Plaza is developing a program of research to create technological health solutions intended at empowering consumers, integrating care, and creating more effective health and wellbeing services for Frail, Homebound and Bedridden Australians. This will improve health outcomes for them, reducing long-term cost for the nation, e.g. reducing hospitalisations, hospital stay-time and other associated expenses for taxpayers.
Presented by: Dr Maria Alejandra Pinero de Plaza a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in a joint position with Flinders University and The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) - Centre of Research Excellence in Frailty and Healthy Ageing. 
Period8 Jun 2021
Event titleMeet The Minds lectures / Brave
Event typeOther
Conference number3
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Health Care
  • frailty
  • Homebound
  • Bedridden
  • Digital Technology
  • Marginalised Populations
  • access to justice
  • Disability
  • ME/CFS
  • Chronic diseases
  • Participatory Research
  • Consumers
  • Community Engagement
  • Transdisciplinary
  • research