National Forum: Innovations, Initiatives and Evidence for Holistic Care

Our 2021 Forum was a great success – we are very much looking forward to seeing you next year!

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2021 Program

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

Resource Preview!

“Recognise, Respond, Refer: Building team capability to integrate emotional support and spiritual care in residential and community aged care”

4.45pm Final words.

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