Agenda

24 July 2019, Wednesday

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AGENDA
09:00 Welcome Speech and Opening Remarks by Conference Producer

COMPLYING WITH AGED CARE LEGISLATION & REFORMS

09:15 Keynote: An Overview of Digital Health in Australia With Aged Care Focus

  • Gain overview of the National Digital Health Strategy
  • Empowering consumers to improve health outcomes
  • The Agency’s work on My Health Record, secure messaging, and health system interoperability with an Aged Care focus
Angela-Ryan-rounded Angela Ryan
CCIO
Australian Digital Health Agency
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09:45 innovAGEING: Lessons On Being Innovative When Running An Innovation Network
Merlin-Kong-rounded Merlin Kong
Head of Innovation Network
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10:15 Morning Refreshments & Networking
10:30 Preventing Elderly Abuse by Providing Safe & Quality Aged Care for Senior
Lisa-Clinnick-rounded Associate Professor Dr Lisa Clinnick
Director Aged Care Services
Ballarat Health Services
Ballarat Health Services

IMPROVING STAFFING RATIOS AND MANPOWER SHORTAGES ACROSS AGED CARE FACILITIES

11:25 It’s 2019 and Machines Can Learn, but Can They Care? The Application of the Internet of Things and AI to Support the Delivery of Care. What It Can Do and What It Can’t
Adam-Jahnke-rounded Adam Jahnke
CEO
Umps Health
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11:45 Assisted Care Through Technology: Applications of AI to Support Aged Care
Sandeep-Reddy-112x128 Sandeep Reddy
Associate Professor
Deakin University
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12:15 Lunch & Networking

ENHANCING QUALITY OF AGED CARE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS
AND EMERGING MODELS OF CARE

13:15 Wearables, Robotics, Telemedicine, IoMT and Other Innovations Improving Quality of Aged Care
Andrew-Stranieri-rounded Assoc Prof Andrew Stranieri
Health Informatics Researcher
FedUni
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Venki-Balasubramanian-rounded Dr Venki Balasubramaniam
Health Informatics Researcher
FedUni
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13:45 Data – Connecting the Data to Monitor, Evaluate and Improve Aged Care
Andrew-Georgiou-rounded Prof Andrew Georgiou
Health Informatics Researcher
Macquarie University
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14:15 The Prevention of Psychological Injury of Aged Care Workers in the Current Under-Resourced Environment
Mark-Oostergo-rounded Mark Oostergo
General Manager & Principal Psychologist
CommuniCorp Group
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14:45 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
15:00 New models of home care for Aged Care
Mark-McBriarty-rounded Mark McBriarty
Executive Director
My Care Solution Governance
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15:30 Interactive Roundtable Discussion:

  • Enhancing Quality of Aged Care Through Technology Innovations
Andrew-Stranieri-rounded Prof Andrew Stranieri
Researcher
FedUni
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Venki-Balasubramanian-rounded Dr Venki Balasubramaniam
School of Science, Engineering and Information Technology
FedUni
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  • Delivering Community Based and Home Care for Aged Care
Andrew-Georgiou-rounded Professor Andrew Georgiou
Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Macquarie University
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  • Emerging New Models To Improve Quality of Aged Care and Consumer Outcomes
Mark-McBriarty-rounded Mark McBriarty
Executive Director
My Care Solution Governance
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  • Challenges and Learning Lessons on Implementing Technology Led Solutions in Rural Aged Care Facility
Bronwyn-Beadle-rounded Bronwyn Beadle 
CEO & Director of Nursing
Nagambie HealthCare
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16:45 Caught in the Sandwich: What Healthcare Professionals Can Do to Support Sandwich Generation Families and Their Ageing Parents

  • A survey on 500 Sandwich Generations and 500 ageing parents survey has found that 40% of ageing parents believe that they would stay in their own home, and another 40% think they would move to a rest home, while only one in three surveyed has a financial plan to assist with the cost of aged care
Miranda-Smith-rounded Miranda Smith
Director
Miranda Smith Homecare
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17:15 Closing Remarks by Forum Chair
Rebecca-Bartel-rounded Rebecca Bartel
Executive Lead, Institute for Health Transformation
Deakin University
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17:30 Champagne Networking Session

25 July 2019, Thursday

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AGENDA
09:00 Welcome Speech and Opening Remarks by Conference Producer
09:15 Updates on Australia’s First Dementia Village: Korongee Village Case Study

  • How Australia’s first dementia village offers innovative model of care
  • The village will be based on international best-practice models, including De Hogeweyk village in the Netherlands, where residents have been found to live longer and take fewer medications
Lucy-O'Flaherty-rounded Lucy O’Flaherty
CEO
Glenview Community Services
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NOVEL THERAPIES, PAIN MANAGEMENT AND MEDICATION STRATEGIES FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS

09:45 Understanding Complexity and Differentiation – What Has Dementia Support Australia Learnt
Stephen-Macfarlane-rounded Steve Macfarlane
Head of Clinical Services
The Dementia Centre, HammondCare
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10:15 Morning Refreshments & Networking
10:45 Interactive Roundtable Discussion: Novel Therapies for Dementia and Interventions to Assess Their Impact

  • Music therapy
Alex-Morse-rounded Alex Morse
Registered Music Therapist, Arts and Health Consultant, BMus (Music Therapy)
Alexandra Morse Arts Health Consultancy
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  • Dog-assisted Therapy
Roz-Rimez-rounded Roz Rimez
Founder of Social Enterprise
Live with Zest
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  • Silent Disco
Kate-Sowden-rounded Kate Sowden
General Manager
Moove & Groove and discodtours
Moove & Groove and discodtours
  • Art Therapy
Anne-Riggs-rounded Anne Riggs PhD
Artist, Educator, Consultant
12:00 Creativity in Aged Care – Can Creative Arts Provide a Tool for Decreasing Isolation and Reconnecting Community for Older Adults?
Alex-Morse-rounded Alex Morse
Registered Music Therapist, Arts and Health Consultant, BMus (Music Therapy)
Alexandra Morse Arts Health Consultancy
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12:30 Lunch & Networking

PAIN MANAGEMENT AND MEDICATIONS FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS

13:30 Experiential Learning and Strategies to Develop Empathy for Those Living With Dementia
Kelly-Burns-rounded Kelly Burns
Lead Course Developer
Dementia Australia
Dementia Australia

INCLUSIVE CARE FOR LGBTI, CALDS AND INDIGENOUS DEMENTIA PATIENTS

14:00 How to Provide Inclusive Care for LGBTI, CALDS and Indigenous Populations Suffering From Dementia and Understand Their Experiences
SamanthaEdmonds-rounded Samantha Edmonds 
Silver Rainbow – National Project Manager
National LGBTI Health Alliance
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PAIN MANAGEMENT AND MEDICATIONS FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS

14:30 Antipsychotic Medication Management: How to Reduce, Manage and Extend This to Other Essential Lived Environmental Aspects
Andrew-Fleming-rounded Dr Andrew Fleming
Ageing & Living Director
One Fell Swoop
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15:00 The Endocannabinoid System and Medicinal Cannabis in Dementia- What Science Says
Kylie-O-Brien-PhD-rounded Professor Kylie O’Brien PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Global Health Initiative Foundation, Melbourne
Global Health Initiative Foundation
15:30 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

CARING FOR CARERS AND STRATEGIES TO MANAGE SEVERE MANPOWER SHORTAGES

16:00 Caring for Carers – The Need for Creating Support for Dementia Care Givers

  • Research shows that dementia care givers suffer higher rates of distress, and spend more hours caring than those who are caring for other seniors. Nearly half – 45 per cent – of those caring for seniors with dementia experienced distress. By comparison, only 26 per cent of those caring for other seniors experienced distress. This creates the need to establishing long term support program to help dementia care givers manage their emotional distress
16:30 Translating Research Into Best Practice: Utilizing Best Practice Research to Shape New Services and Product Offerings
Teresa-Moran-rounded Teresa Moran
Dementia Specialist
ACH Group
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17:30 Closing Remarks by Forum Chair
Rebecca-Bartel-rounded Rebecca Bartel
Executive Lead, Institute for Health Transformation
Deakin University
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17:45 Champagne Networking Session

26 July 2019, Friday

TIME
AGENDA
09:00 Welcome Speech and Opening Remarks by Conference Producer
09:15 Massage and Myotherapy the Therapeutic Benefits in Aged and Palliative Care
Andrew-Gallagher-rounded Andrew Gallagher
President
Massage & Myotherapy Australia
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09:45 The Best Palliative Care in the Last 3 Days of Life: an Evidence – Based Approach
Michael-Barbato-rounded Michael Barbato
Palliative Care Doctor / Author
10:15 Morning Refreshments & Networking
10:30 Interactive Roundtable Discussion:

  • Addressing trauma and traumatic stress in anticipatory and post-death mourning
Roz-Rimez-rounded Roz Rimez
Founder of Social Enterprise
Live with Zest
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  • Strategies to supporting the desire to die at home
Mayumi-Purvis-rounded Dr Mayumi Purvis
Lecturer (Master of Counselling)
Monash University
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  • Building an effective community-based palliative care
Kitty-Vivekananda-rounded Dr Kitty Vivekananda
Lecturer, Psychology Programs Faculty of Education
Monash University
Monash University
  • When the Drugs Don’t Work: Innovative Approaches to Pain Management in Palliative Care
patrik-hutzel-rounded Patrik Hutzel
Founder & Director
Intensive Care At Home
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12:30 Lunch & Networking
13:30 Palliative Care at Home for Paediatric and Adults Intensive Care Patients, Creating a Win-win Situation
patrik-hutzel-rounded Patrik Hutzel
Founder & Director
Intensive Care At Home
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PALLTECH: SUPPORTING PALLIATIVE CARE WITH ADVANCES IN TECHNOLOGIES

14:10 How Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Can Help Reduce Readmissions for person in Palliative Care
Leonard-Hoon-rounded Leonard Hoon
PhD Senior Research Fellow
Applied AI institute
Applied AI institute
14:50 Role of Medical Cannabis in Aged & Palliative Care
Stephanie-Robinson-rounded Dr Stephanie Robinson
Chief Technical Officer
Green Cross Cannabis Consulting
15:20 Afternoon Refreshments & Networking
15:45 Palliative Care at the Doorstep: How an Improved Palliative Care Model Can Improve EOL Care, Avoid Hospital Re-Admissions and Reduce Length of Stay
16:30 Panel Discussion: Planning for Optimal Advanced Care Directives

  • Consumers’ perspective on autonomy and assisted dying at the end of life
  • Complying with advanced care directives in physician-assisted suicide
  • Goals of patients
Annie-Whitlocke-rounded Moderator:

Annie Whitlocke
End of Life Advocate
Compassionate Being With Dying

Compassionate Being with Dying
Joe-Sehee-rounded Panelists:

Joe Seehee
Director, Secular Spiritual Care Network
Humanist Society of Victoria

Humanist Society of Victoria
Meredith-Doig-rounded Dr Meredith Doig OAM FAICD
Secretary
Dying With Dignity Victoria Inc
Dying With Dignity Victoria Inc
David-Ryan-rounded David Ryan
Senior Holistic Funeral Director
Natural Grace
Natural Grace
Clare-Cotter-rounded Clare Cotter
CEO
Call on Clare
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17:15 Closing Remarks by Forum Chair
Rebecca-Bartel-rounded Rebecca Bartel
Executive Lead, Institute for Health Transformation
Deakin University
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17:30 Champagne Networking Session