BAIL generates, transfers and applies knowledge to enable people with significant residual impairment following injury or illness to live as independently as they choose.
BAIL will be recognised nationally and internationally by health professionals, researchers and consumers as a leading centre of knowledge on the theory and practice of Independent Living for people with significant residual impairment following injury or illness.
To establish New Zealand’s leading independent research and learning facility and faculty devoted to independent living and the new rehabilitation.
To create a dynamic framework in which consumers and health professionals, tertiary education institutes and industry leaders link in order to pose questions, challenge conventions and apply innovative thinking, teaching and learning to the science and practice of rehabilitation and independent living.
To build a top class, high profile research and learning facility on the Burwood Hospital Campus.
To develop an academic family of work that leads to the establishment of a Chair of Independent Living