Join us at our interactive 2021 National Forum where our members, affiliates and others come together to be inspired, challenged and equipped to progress their work focussed on meaning, purpose and connectedness with the older people they are supporting. Proudly sponsored by Prime Super.
All registrants will receive a free gift in the mail, and links to catch up on sessions at your leisure.
National Forum 2021
Time and date: 16 September 2021 – 12.30-5pm AEST
Tickets available here
12.30pm Ilsa Hampton CEO Meaningful Ageing Australia
Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country
Opening reflection and introduction to the forum
1.10pm Amy Laffan, First Asst Secretary, Quality and Assurance Division, Aust Dept of Health
Aged Care reforms and Quality of Life: an update
1.35pm Breakout room discussions
1.50pm David Panter, CEO, ECH and Sonya Smart, CEO, VMCH in dialogue with Dr Mandy Salomon, CEO and Cofounder of MENTIA
Rights-based aged care and spiritual care
2.20pm Take a break: stretch, get a cuppa
2.55pm Diana Harrison, ELDAC
Holistic support in action: palliative and end of life care in aged care
3.30pm Breakout room discussions
3.45pm Prof Yvonne Wells and Michelle Richardson
Blue Care’s community aged care client wellbeing program
4.15pm Ilsa Hampton, CEO, Meaningful Ageing Australia
Sharing the big takeaways and comments from the chat
“Recognise, Respond, Refer: Building team capability to integrate emotional support and spiritual care in residential and community aged care”
4.45pm Final words.
Proudly sponsored by Prime Super