Wendy Richardson, Glenview Community Services   Abstract Wendy Richardson approached Glenview two years ago applying to become a volunteer and more specifically to work with residents with dementia in the dementia support unit, Merton. Wendy is a much valued member...
  • October 7, 2015
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Rachel Tanner, Glenview Community Services   Abstract Glenview provides support for nearly 100 residents in their residential facility with 19 – 24 residents living or spending their day in our dementia support unit.   Glenview identified visitors, be it a...
  • October 7, 2015
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Glen Penno, Hillross Financial Planners   Abstract What do we hope to achieve today? Today’s presentation is not designed to teach you what a RAD or a DAP is, we reckon you have probably had that drummed into you already...
  • October 7, 2015
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Jim Paterson, Advocacy Tasmania   Abstract National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) services assist both both consumers and service providers to understand their rights and obligations through information and education. The role of an independent Advocate is important to both...
  • October 7, 2015
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Dr Alison Canty, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre   Abstract Dementia has been described by the World Health Organisation as the public health issue of the 21st century. There is an established relationship between dementia education and the quality...
  • October 7, 2015
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Danni Hocking, AON Risk Solutions   Abstract In this session you will gain insights into how a ‘people risk approach’ is holistic and requires the creation of a Workforce Risk Strategy ensuring your productivity remains intact, and the potential for...
  • October 7, 2015
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Dr Courtney Webber, Volunteering Tasmania   Abstract This presentation will provide a short snippet of new research emerging on the UK which may be of interest to Volunteer Involving Organisations and Not for Profit organisations.  There is some emerging research...
  • October 7, 2015
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Meagan Lee, Karen Parsell, Miranda Ferguson, Glenview Community Services   Abstract Glenview provides support for the elderly community in their residential facility, day centres and through their home care packages. This presentation is about bringing the community to Glenview and...
  • October 7, 2015
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Dave Hayes, Care Assess   Abstract On 2nd April, Minister Fifield announced that Care Assess, along with 12 other organisations, was selected to establish a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) as part of the Australian Governments’ new Aged Care Gateway Programme,...
  • October 7, 2015
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Dr Michael Annear, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre   Abstract Social networks and social engagement have positive impacts on health, yet some research has found that residents in aged care facilities may feel isolated and lonely.  This presentation reports...
  • October 6, 2015
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