Funding for this research was provided by:
National Health and Medical Research Council (1112158, 1022694)
La Trobe University (1023514, 99551633)
Received: 15 September 2016
Accepted: 3 January 2018
First Online: 23 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for this study has been granted from the Austin Health Human Research Ethics Committee (Reference: H2013/04956 HREC/13/Austin/8) and La Trobe University (Reference FHEC 14/243). Given this is a multi-site study, site-specific ethical approval has been sought and obtained from each participating health organization. Written consent to participate in this study will be sought from all participants, following provision of written information in a participant information and consent form.
: Not applicable.
: LMC is the lead originator of the SENSe approach to sensory rehabilitation and the measures used in the quantitative SENSe Assess© measure. A SENSe training package (manual and DVD) has been developed and is available for purchase. SENSe assessment and training equipment are also available for purchase. LMC has no personal financial interest in sale of these resources. There is no patent or intended application for any patent associated with these resources. LMC has conducted workshops on the SENSe approach and has been invited to give lectures and conference presentations on the approach. LMC conceptualized the study but will not be directly involved in data collection. All other authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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