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2015 Conference Program and Oral Presentations

2015 Conference Program

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2015 Conference Oral Presentations

Pre-Conference Workshop Presentations

Presenter Presentation Special Interest Group
Broe, Tony; Wall, Sharon; Daylight, Gail and the KGOWS Team Closing Remote Communities - Effects on Ageing in Place Hosted by The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ageing Advisory Group (ATSIAAG)
Squires, Barbara Having a Real Impact: How to translate research into policy and practice Hosted by AAG's Student and Early Career Group in partnership with Emerging Researchers in Ageing (ERA)
Parkinson, Lynne; Sims, Jane and Wells Yvonne Publish before you Perish! Writing for Scholarly Journals: How to ‘get published’ Presented in Partnership with the Australasian Journal on Ageing​

Conference Presentations

Presenter Presentation Session
Ah Wong, Melissa A Journey Home - Advocacy For Our First Nations Elders 2A.2
Allen, Joanne Personal and contextual determinants of health for older rural Australians 4D.2
Alpass, Fiona The health attributes of older rural Australians 4D.3
Appannah, Arti Constructing the dimensions of an age-friendly organizational culture 4B.2
Balan, Peter SeniorPreneurs: A dynamic and enterprising emerging network of entrepreneurs in Australia 2E.3
Broady, Timothy Social connectedness, mental health and wellbeing of ageing carers 2B.3
Brown, Catherine So that's how they feel! "Reflections: understanding the impact of cognitive changes on the person living with dementia" 4B.4
Busija, Lucy Multimorbidity patterns among older Australians: Results from a Population-Based Survey 4A.4
Capp, Rose Moving pictures: exploring the lived experience of dementia on screen 8B.3
Cartwright, Colleen Telehealth acceptance by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 10E.1
Charlton, Karen Lean body mass associated with upper body strength in healthy older adults while higher percentage body fat limits performance on physical function 10B.4
Custance, Graham and Kolasa, Samantha Giving back without taking away: removing barriers to Aboriginal Community Control 2A.1
Daly, Mary Frail older people deserve integrated specialist care - a nursing solution 4E.3
Dickson, Jenni Trialling Elder mediation for Conflict Resolution in Aged Care Services: the Seniors Mediation Program 6E.1
DiGiacomo, Michelle The role of gender, administrative burden, and financial concerns in the transition to widowhood; a qualitative study 11B.2
Dollman, James An innovative approach to physical activity promotion among rural adults 6D.5
Fairhall, Nicola Exercise increases muscle mass in older people: a meta-analysis 8A.2
Faulker, Debbie Overcoming social isolation: The viewpoints and strategies of older people 10C.1
Fien, Samantha Physical Function and Body Composition in Masters Athletes 8A.3
Hasan, Helen Developing Programs for the Social Wellbeing of Home-Based Seniors on Social Media 11D.1
Hayter, Carrie Older People and Consumer Directed Care in Australia. More Choice or Voice? 4C.1
Hoyle, Daniel The impact of psychotropic reduction within aged care facilities 6C 1A.3
Hull, Melissa Barriers to physical and mental health support seeking in rural adults 6D.2
Keeling, Sally Envisaging future rural ageing research in NZ 4D.4
Kelly, Michelle A novel test for assessing social functioning in dementia 8B.2
Kennedy, Karen The architecture of well-being for dementia and ageing in-place: exploring how the design of Australian RACFs can enhance well-being of people living and dying with dementia, their family, and staff carers 8E.3
Kennet-Smith, Eleanor “Value for money”? Measuring Telecross social support outcomes 10E.3
Kimberley, Helen and Gruner, Alan Transforming Workforce Culture in Residential Aged Care Facilities 4B.1
Lee, Sook Meng Neuropsychological profile of older people living in squalor 8C.1
Luscombe, Guy The NANA Project: New Architecture for the new aged 8E.4
MacKinlay, Elizabeth Pastoral care small group work with people who have dementia: contributing to well being 8D.3
Mitchell, Braden Increasing walking in rural adults: outcomes of the REACH study 6D.4
Moore, Melissa and Warburton, Jeni Spiritual Wellbeing among Older People in Australia 10A.4
Nettleback, Nerida and Bullock, Nina Australian Aged Care Sector Reforms in the remote Indigenous context: A workforce development case study 6A.3
O'Reilly Maria Air travel and dementia: Issues for travellers, companions and flight crew 10D.3
Petty, Dave Developing National Guidelines for Spiritual Care in Aged Care 8D.4
Livingston, Gill The START study (STrAtegies for RelaTives) Plenary Session 3
Robinson, Melanie Job readiness of unregulated care workers, a concept analysis 4B.3
Smith, Ashleigh Exercise prescription for the older adult: Making it enjoyable 6D.1
Stephens, Christine The Social Networks and Digital Media Use of Older People in New Zealand: Differences by Levels of Rurality 4D.3
Tinney, Jean Doing it Better: Strategies Targeting Older LGBTI Australians’ Mental Health 10C.4
Warburton Jeni Workforce issues in rural community aged care 11E.1
Watt, Amber Beyond basket-weaving: the evolution and effectiveness of Day Therapy Centres 6E.2
Watt, Amber Tracking the impact of housing on health and wellbeing 8E.1
Wilson, Leigh Perception of heat-wave risk in rural Australia: a qualitative study 4A.1

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