QCIDD provides a clinic and does research and education to improve health and well-being of adults with intellectual disability.
QCIDD aims to improve the health and well-being of the adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in Queensland. This is achieved through clinical practice, education, research and advocacy.
The Centre is dedicated to pursuing the following goals:
- The dissemination of knowledge and the development of education to undergraduate students, general practitioners, other medical and health practitioners and disability service providers.
- The initiation and participation in the preparation of applications for research funding.
- Supervise and conduct research projects relevant to the health of people with developmental disabilities.
- The provision of clinical services to people with developmental disabilities and contribute to the collaborative clinical work of the Unit team.
- The provision of telephone consultative service to practitioners who work with people with developmental disabilities.
- Fostering links with organisations and individuals involved in the care of people with developmental disabilities in the community, including general practitioners, specialist medical practitioners, allied health professionals, Disability Services Queensland and its employees, Queensland Health and key community based organisations.