Strategic planning for the future of the Western Sydney/Nepean Regional Managers’ Community Care Forum
WSCF invites leaders, managers and coordinators of aged care and disability services in Western Sydney and Nepean to the Manager’s Community Care Forum:
Wednesday 20 March 2019
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Nepean Room, Penrith City Council
Facilitated by WSCF Policy and Project Manager, Tom Nance, the event will include a presentation from guest speaker, Beatriz Cardona, from The Multicultural Network on aged care reforms, and an update on new information.
For more information please contact Nadiana Albistur at email@example.com or 02 9687 9669.
Mental Health First Aid for the older person
Learn how to support older adults who may have a mental health concern or be in a mental health crisis.
Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 March.
Blackheath RSL Club
RSVP by March 15 to Jane Armstrong on 0422 363 912
Australian Healthcare Week Expo
The 9th Annual Australian Healthcare Week Free-to-attend Expo is returning to the International Convention Centre, Sydney on the 27-28 March 2019!
With more than 5000 attendees and 250 exhibitors over two days, the Australian Healthcare Week Expo is the premier meeting place for the Australian aged care sector and healthcare community.
Strengthening the Aged Care Workforce Conference
Sydney Harbour Marriott
4-5 June 2019
What you will take away from attending:
– strategically respond to current issues facing the workforce
– understand consumer expectations and deliver person centred-care
– enhance recruitment and workforce planning across seniority
– improve the employee experience and upskill workers to strengthen retention
Governance in Aged Care conference
29 – 30 May 2019
Sydney Boulevard Hotel
Attendees will cover sessions on:
– Understanding the implications of ongoing reform and the Royal Commission
– Developing tailored and effective leadership and governance structures
– Building trust and improve the quality of life of your consumers
– Ensuring processes for clinical governance and risk management go beyond compliance
Integrating a Spiritual Care Approach: the new Aged Care Quality Standards
Thursday 21st March 2019, 1.00-4.30pm
Aged & Community Services Australia
Level 6, 5 Rider Boulevard
Elders Olympics 2019
Elders Olympic Games will be held at Wollondilly Leisure Centre on Friday 22 March between 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders (50 years+) from across the South West Sydney region come together for a day of friendly team competition, including traditional Indigenous Games, in celebration of healthy living.
Contact Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative on 02 4627 1188 for more information.
South West Disability Expo
Whitlam Leisure Centre – Memorial Avenue Liverpool
This expo will offer the opportunity for people with a disability to find out about the latest products, services, technology, aids and equipment. It is also an opportunity for service providers to connect with the community and share what they can offer to people with a disability, their families and carers. This is a FREE event.
Friday 5th April 2019 // 9am – 3pm
Saturday 6th April 2019 // 9am – 3pm
How to implement a culturally-safe wellness & reablement approach (Aboriginal focus)
The Multicultural Network is running workshops on how to implement a culturally-safe wellness & reablement approach.
This workshop is based on community consultation and policy position papers, produced by the NSW Aboriginal Gathering.
If you work in the Aged Care sector and have Aboriginal staff or clients, or you are an Aboriginal person looking to implement a wellness & reablement approach while still providing culturally-safe care, this workshop will be useful.
Please register your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
2019 Service Providers Best Practice Forum
Implementing independence, wellness and reablement models in CHSP and HCP
We invite submissions from CHSP and HCP providers as well as researchers wanting to showcase their wellness and reablement models and strategies and their impact on their clients wellbeing, health and quality of life.
Please submit a presentation proposal including the following information: • Name of organisation • Type of programs delivered • Wellness and reablement strategy to be showcased including brief description of its impact on clients. • Please indicate the IT requirements for your presentation ( video screening, power point, etc.)
The presentation will be 25-30 minutes long and will be followed by table discussions.
Date: Thursday 2 May 2019 9:30– 3:30 pm.
Venue: Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, 80 Rickard Road, Bankstown, NSW 2200
If you have any questions please contact: Beatriz Cardona at: email@example.com (South Western Sydney SSDO) or Marina Antonas (Inner West SSDO) at: Marina.Antonas@burwood.nsw.gov.au