QWERTY Technology Hub
PQSA’s fully funds and resources a Technology Hub (QWERTY) at Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, which comprises of six desktop computers, one laptop, one iPad and wireless connectivity shared amongst 150 patients. The hub serves to reduce the isolation experienced by those in long term rehabilitation on the spinal injuries unit and orthopaedic/amputee/burns unit and ensures people maintain access to information and can connect with their loved ones.
QWERTY provides a social meeting place for patients, friends and family and offers accessible technologies including voice recognition software, head operated infra-red mouse devices, large keyboards and large trackballs. The technology PQSA provides is also integral to the rehabilitation of specific clients who rely on it to be able to manage daily tasks, both simple and complex, within the limitations of their spinal injury.
Accessible technology at QWERTY includes:
- Dragon Naturally Speaking 14 (Professional) – voice recognition software
- Height adjustable desks
- Smart Nav – head operated infra-red mouse
- ClearTrac – large trackball
- BigKeys – large keyboard
- TACTUS Assistive keyboard
QWERTY Technology Hub is open Monday to Friday 1pm – 5pm and Saturday 1pm – 4pm. For more information, please contact Thayne Jackman on 8355 3500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
To keep pace with rapidly advancing technologies, PQSA asks you to donate generously to purchase new equipment and update existing technology to continue to support our clients to keep connected. Click here to donate
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