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The CPAA is now a specialised unit of the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre.

The Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre is the rehabilitation campus of the Royal Adelaide Hospital, located at Northfield, 7 kilometers from Adelaide.

The aim of the CPAA is to "Contribute to the quality of life of individuals through the provision of specialised physical rehabilitation, health promotion, scientific research and educational programs".

Mission Statement

The central tenet of the Centre for Physical Activity in Ageing (CPAA) is to contribute to the quality of life of individuals through the provision of specialised physical rehabilitation, health promotion, scientific research and educational programs.

The CPAA achieves this by:

  • Believing that the individual is of paramount concern and focus;

  • Adhering to the belief that activity / exercise is of primary importance to quality of life;

  • Being recognised as a unique Centre with highly specialised skills in the field of exercise and ageing and physical rehabilitation;

  • The provision of specialised programs that provide an opportunity for individuals to participate in regardless of their level of disability with focus on the older client and "work fitness" rehabilitation;

  • The provision of specialised educational services aimed at meeting the needs of various groups within the community;

  • Contributing to the scientific knowledge and understanding of the role of activity / exercise amongst the aged;

  • Sound management and planning that will result in direct benefits to current and future clients.

 

 
 
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