Pre Oct 2014

29 May 13

Opening the Doors: Addressing the Barriers between Residential Care and the Community

Intergenerational projects actively seek to create programs and spaces for people of all ages and abilities to learn, collaborate or just be together. This interactive workshop is designed for people who have a professional responsibility and interest in enhancing experiences in aged care.

Colin McDonnell will share inspirational stories and explore solutions for tackling some of the actual or perceived barriers between residential care and community. Lyndell Cohen will present a case study on KIM (Keep IT Moving), an active
engaging integrated program from Garden Suburb NH & primary school. Helga will present on opening the community to RACF through the use of Advanced Care Planning. Attending this workshop you will;

  • Understand the principles, problems and possibilities associated with ‘opening the doors’
  • Workshop possibilities for local projects
  • Evaluate issues that may arise when implementing intergenerational projects

Hear from Leading Experts

Colin Mcdonnell, Care Services Area Manager,UnitingCare Ageing NSW
Lyndell Cohen,Care Services Manager,Gardens Suburbs Nursing Home
Helga Merl, Dementia Aged Care Nurse,Practitioner Project, Hunter

To download a copy of the manual registration form click here.

Event Date & Time: 29 May 2013, 9.30am to 12.00 noon

Event Location: UnitingCare Ageing Koombahla, Hunter, NSW
138 Lake Road

Registrations Open: 6th May 13 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 29th May 13 11:59 PM

Your Investment

Member: FREE
Member Concession/Student: FREE
Non Member: AU $ 20.00 (Inc. GST)
Non Member Concession/Student: $10.00 (Inc. GST) Enter the code NSW130529 when paying for your registration to benefit from this discounted rate.

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