Pre Oct 2014

21 Mar 14

Best Care for Older People: What is the Latest Evidence?

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This forum will present the latest information on a range of clinical topics, highlighting work being conducted at a national, regional and local level. The content will be of interest to all those planning and delivering care to older people, both in the community and in healthcare facilities.

  • Learn the importance of adequate assessment of pain and how best to manage it in the context of advanced care planning
  • Consider key aspects of falls prevention; and obtain strategies for evidence based management.
  • Explore the use of a person-centred framework to integrate quality of care, risk management, and resident quality of life in the client’s home
  • Discern considerations when providing homecare
  • Develop a collaborative and integrated approach to providing client directed care
  • Learn about the outcomes of research to optimise the dietary intake of older people

Hear from Leading Experts

Please click on the presenters' name to access a copy of their presentation:

Dr Conor O'Luanaigh
Senior Lecturer - Psychiatry, Deakin University, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, Southwest Healthcare

Prof Caryl Nowson
Chair in Nutrition and Ageing, Deakin University

Claudia Meyer
PhD Candidate - Gerontology, La Trobe University, Physiotherapist, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr Rajna Ogrin
Senior Research Fellow, RDNS Institute

Prof Michael Murray
Medical Director, Continuing Care, Clinical Service Unit, Austin Health

Dr Goetz Ottman
Senior Research Fellow, UnitingCare Community Options

Event Details

To download a copy of the flyer, program and registration form please click here

Event Date & Time: 21 March 2014, 9:30am to 4:15pm

Event Location: Carmichael room, City Memorial Bowls Club, Warrnambool, VIC
50-58 Cramer St
Warrnambool VIC 3280

Registrations Open: 8th Jan 14 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 21st Mar 14 11:59 PM

Your Investment

Member: $90
Member Concession/Student: $50
Non Member: $140.00
Non Member Concession/Student: $90 (Enter the Code "BESTCARE" before making final payment to benefit from this discounted price)

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