About the Forum

Building on the resounding success of the inaugural Palliative & Aged Care Forum 2017, Clariden is proud to host the 2nd Annual Palliative, Aged & Dementia Care Forum from 3 – 5 July 2018 in Melbourne, Australia and we are happy to welcome you back!

Spanning across 3 days encompassing pertinent and comprehensive topics in Palliative, Aged & Dementia Care, this 2nd year running forum will highlight even more award winning and highly endorsed innovative models of care, featuring key areas like pain management, tele-health, assistive technologies, aged care funding models and many other novel best practices in the ageing landscape.

The forum will feature key initiatives and developments in all 3 areas – Palliative, Aged & Dementia Care, complemented with successful case studies, evidence-based practices as well as a wealth of experience sharing sessions focusing on delivering compassionate and sustainable care for the global ageing community.

Why Join This Forum

Key Reasons to Attend the 2nd Annual Palliative, Aged & Dementia Care Forum

  1. Model best practices from award winning palliative, aged & dementia care providers
  2. Strategically future-proof your aged care institutions with elderly centric & personalized care models
  3. Leverage on critically acclaimed industry leaders’ insights into providing innovative & inclusive palliative, aged & dementia care
  4. Network and foster partnerships in delivering holistic, supportive and comprehensive aged care services

The Forum at a Glance

DAY 1: Tuesday 3 July 2018
Palliative Care

  • Keynote Session: Transforming End of Life Care and Palliative Care with International Best Practices
  • Delivering Best Practices in Palliative Care by Incorporating Psychosocial, Spiritual, Emotional and Physical Needs
  • Management of Complex Pain in Palliative Care
  • Overcoming Difficult End of Life Conversations
  • Planning for Optimal Advance Care Directives
  • Increasing Access of Palliative Care for the Minorities

DAY 2: Wednesday 4 July 2018
Aged Care

  • Delivering a Consumer-Centric Aged Care Service in a CDC Market
  • Effectiveness of Community Aged Care Services to Improve Elderly Well-Being and Outcomes
  • Future of Aged Care Workforce: Managing Manpower Shortages in Aged Care Facilities with Digital Assistive Technologies and Robotic Nurses
  • Re-Purposing Smart Technologies to Meet the Needs of Ageing Australians
  • Increasing Aged Caregivers’ Resiliency with Grief & Bereavement Programmes

DAY 3: Thursday 5 July 2018
Dementia Care

  • Australia’s First Dementia Village: Korongee Village Case Study
  • The Physical Environment – Innovation & Design: Designing for People with Dementia
  • The Dementia Care in Hospitals Program
  • Applying Person-Centred Approach in Dementia Care
  • How Virtual Reality is Transforming Dementia Care in Australia
  • Applying Intelligent Assistive Technology in Dementia Care
  • Exploring Novel Therapies in Dementia Care

Companies Expected at the Forum

  • Austalian Red Cross Blood Service
  • Australian Catholic University
  • Autumn Care
  • Bupa Aged Care
  • Carers Victoria
  • CliniCloud
  • Drake Medox
  • Grattan Institute
  • HCF: Hospital Contribution Fund
  • Heti: Health Education & Training Institute
  • HKS Architects
  • HSPC
  • iCareHealth
  • Institute of Health and Aging
  • La Trobe University
  • MedBank
  • Merri Health
  • Nazareth Care
  • RACGP: Royal Australian College of General Practicioner
  • RDNS- Royal District Nursing Service
  • Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • Shepparton Villages
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
  • TCM – Aged and disability software
  • Tectura Architects
  • Thomson Adsett
  • Tunstall Australia
  • Uniting Age Well
  • Uniting Care LifeAssist
  • University of Melbourne