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15.5 Case Example for Goal Attainment Scaling

Debra is a 28 year old former Reservist Army Corporal (Combat Medical Assistant). Her main role in the reserve force was medical records manager. She works full time as a paramedic and is highly skilled in administration.

Debra does not have a partner and has one child who is 7 years old. As a paramedic officer, Debra’s civilian role is physically and mentally demanding as she is required to undertake a range of activities varying from patient care and transport to emergency response and assistance.

15.4 Outcome Reporting

Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS) outcome reporting provides DVA with a link between the whole-of-person model of rehabilitation and the measurement of whole of-person outcomes. Reporting data obtained by the GAS process assists DVA to understand the level of success or otherwise for clients receiving rehabilitation services.