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21 Jul 20

Showcasing the work of Early Career Researchers in Ageing in WA - online event

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Hear early career researchers speak about new ageing research:

  • Learn how optimal residential aged care refurbishment can foster wellbeing
  • Explore the links between hearing loss and frailty
  • Support the work of emerging ageing researchers in WA



About our speakers:

Ms Samantha Neylon is an experienced Occupational Therapist who works with architects and interior designers on living environments for older people. Sam enjoys translating operational requirements into design outcomes, maximising resident functional outcomes and engagement opportunities, and confirming interior selections are fit for purpose. With her PhD from University of Notre Dame University nearly completed, Sam looks to contribute to new projects which add to aged care environments research.


Ms Rong Tian is a first year PhD student at the medical school of the University of Western Australia. Her PhD research interests focus on the impact of hearing impairment on psychological health and frailty in later life. She holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Audiology from Macquarie University. Her presentation will discuss findings of a systematic review of published literature investigating the association between hearing loss and frailty.


Facilitated by:

Barbara Blundell is a Social Work lecturer and researcher at the School of Occupational
Therapy, Social Work, and Speech Pathology at Curtin University. Barbara’s research
interests have a particular focus on elder abuse, ageing and disability issues, human
rights, and advocacy. She has conducted a number of research projects in these areas
over the past 15 years, in partnership with both government and non-government
organisations in Western Australia, Queensland, and nationally.


**PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TRAINING IS BEING ADMINISTRATED IN MELBOURNE**
PLEASE CHECK THAT ANY CALENDAR INVITES YOU RECEIVE AS PART
OF THIS REGISTRATION HAVE TRANSLATED CORRECTLY TO YOUR TIME
ZONE BEFORE YOU SAVE THEM
THE EVENT IS BETWEEN 10.00AM AND 11.00 AM AWST (WA TIME)

AAG Members: Free (Members will need the member voucher code that they received in the email promoting this event)
Non-Members: $20
Non-Member Student/Concession $10

Event Date & Time: Tuesday 21st July 10.00am - 11.00am (AWST)

Registrations Open: 26th Jun 20 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 21st Jul 20 9:00 AM

Places Available: 150

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