Aged Care Reform Symposium Schedule – Friday 21 June 2013

OPENING

08.40–9.10

Registration, Tea and Coffee on arrival

09.10–9.15

Welcome: Associate Professor Yun-Hee Jeon (Sydney Nursing School)

09.15–9.30

Opening: Professor Jill White AM (Dean, Sydney Nursing School)

SESSION 1: Advancing Quality Dementia Care

Chair: Associate Professor Donna Waters (Associate Dean-Research, Sydney Nursing School)

09.30–10.10

Keynote address: Meeting the challenge of quality dementia care in Australia by Professor Henry Brodaty AO, Scientia Professor of Ageing and Mental Health, Director of the Primary Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, UNSW

10.10–10.50

Keynote address: A view from Europe: European Research Group Interdem and the improvement of the quality of dementia care and researchby Professor Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, Radboud University, the Netherlands

10.50–11.20

Quality indicators and standards: Are they the enemies of caring for the person with dementia? (Dr Stephen Judd, Chief Executive, Hammond care)

11.20–11.35

Morning tea

SESSION 2: Monitoring and Measuring Quality

Chair: Dr Chris Hartherly, Research Manager, Alzheimer’s Australia

11.35–12.00

Quality indicators in the ‘Living Longer Living Better’ reform package – progress of the National Aged Care Alliance Advisory Group (Ian Yates AM, Chief Executive, COTA Australia)

12.00–12.20

Quality indicators and quality use of medicine in residential aged care (Dr Lisa Pont, Senior Lecturer, Sydney Nursing School)

12.20–12.40

INTERAI – Can it measure quality dementia care? (Dr Melinda Martin-Khan, Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, University of Queensland)

12.40–13.00

Measuring quality and person centred dementia care (Associate Professor Yun-Hee Jeon, Sydney Nursing School)

13.00–13.50

Lunch

NOTE: During the break participants will be asked to submit questions for the Q&A session using the form provided

SESSION 3: What matters to all of us?

Chair: Paul Sadler (Chief Executive Officer, Presbyterian Aged Care NSW & ACT)

13.50–14.10

Quality Dementia Care: A Consumer Perspective (Former Carer, Ms Joan Jackson)

14.10–14.25

Making a difference through Consumer Advocacy and the National Quality Dementia Care Initiative (Dr Chris Hatherly, Research Manager, Alzheimer’s Australia)

14.25–14.45

Special groups and quality dementia care (Dr Lee-Fay Low, Senior Research Fellow, UNSW Primary Dementia Collaborative Research Centre)

14.45–15.30

Q & A with Panel of speakers and questions from the audience

Moderator: Paul Sadler (Chief Executive Officer, Presbyterian Aged Care NSW & ACT)

15.30–15.40

Closing:  Associate Professor Yun-Hee Jeon