Forum Highlights

Why Join This Forum

10 Reasons to join us in July

  1. Acquire award winning and successfully implemented palliative, aged & dementia care plans
  2. Glean insights from leading aged care experts in the field to help ease elders’ smooth transition into ageing
  3. Enhance your organization’s delivery of care with easy-to-use, practical technology-enabled care like tele-health & assistive technologies
  4. Improve your existing palliative, aged & dementia care with highly endorsed evidence-based practices that aim to drive the uptake of advance care directives
  5. Navigate in the aged care sector more effectively by overcoming challenges in funding and maintaining aged care quality standard
  6. Gain novel & effective solutions presented by brilliant and compassionate peers in highly engaging and interactive learning sessions
  7. Capitalize on case-based presentations to create equal, affordable and inclusive environment for all ageing Australians to access palliative, aged & dementia care
  8. Align your aged care action plans to the needs & wishes of the elders to age-in-place, in grace and in peace
  9. Redesign the aged care environment by providing comprehensive care for both elders and aged care staff
  10. Establish and engage in mutually beneficial partnerships with public & private hospitals, aged care providers and other key players to ensure the sustainability of the aged care ecosystem

Hot Topics to Be Discussed

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

  • Royal Melbourne Hospital
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
  • St John of God Hospital Geeling
  • Ramsay Health Care
  • Healthscope
  • Bupa Aged Care
  • Seasons Aged Care
  • Royal District Nursing Services (RDNS)
  • Drake Medox
  • Merri Health
  • Shepparton Villages
  • Nazareth Care
  • North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN)
  • Uniting Age Well
  • UnitingCare lifeAssist
  • Carers Victoria
  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • Australian Catholic University
  • La Trobe University
  • Grattan Institute
  • University of Melbourne
  • Health Education & Training Institute (HETI)
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  • Institute for Health and Ageing (IHA)
  • CliniCloud
  • Medibank
  • Bupa: Health & Care
  • AutumnCare
  • iCareHealth
  • TCM – Aged and disability software