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26th Annual Conference 2015

Enable the Future: Change-Choice-Rights-Wellbeing-Practice

15 & 16 September 2015, Novotel Hotel Parramatta NSW Australia


» Conference Program


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Conference Opening Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield

Keynote Speaker Tim Wilson, Australian Human Rights Commissioner


Adjunct Professor Debora Picone AM,

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care


Clinical Associate Professor Robyn Wallace

Clinical Specialist, Calvary Health Care, Tasmania


INVITED SPEAKERS


Kathryn McKenzie, Director Disability, NSW Ombudsman


Jayne Lehmann, RN, CDE, Specialist in diabetes and people with an intellectual disability, South Australia


Dr Lynette Cusack, Chair, Nursing and Midwifery Board, Australia


Gerard Stevens AM, Webstercare Australia


Dr Adith Mohan, Research Fellow, University of NSW, School of Psychiatry


PROGRAM SPEAKERS


WORLD Café

Sonya Carroll, PANDDA Committee

You are invited to participate in the power of conversation to create the future


And forever hold our standards high

Georgina Hoddle, Nurse Educator and Lindy Isaksen, Residential Unit Nurse Manager, Summer Hill


Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for the intellectually disabled – A case presentation

Dr Eric Fraser and Rayvelle Lamplough, Registered Nurse, LRCSSL-SS North


A Brave New World: Understanding the Primary Care landscape – Opportunities and challenges for nurses in developmental disability

Lisa Craig, Registered Nurse and Senior Project Officer, Transition Team, LRCSSL-SS North


Getting under the skin

Trish Stedman, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Health and Wellbeing; Ruth Yum, Residential Unit Nurse Manager and Vicki Bell, Speech Pathologist, LRCSSL-SS North


Enabling the future of disability nursing skills and experience

Dr Chris Atkins, Educator, Royal Rehab College


Medicines Management: Managing risk with changing service systems – A pharmacy provider’s role and perspective

Sally Monsted, Manager Professional Services and Lynne Freebairn, Manager Aged Care and Disability Services, McBeath


Planning for a healthy life

Liz Brown, General Manager, Disability Services, Anglicare AT HOME, Tasmania


Catatonia in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Andrew Pridding, Nurse Practitioner, Victoria


Supported decision making: Autonomy and protection

Justine O’Neil, Assistant Public Guardian, Advocacy and Policy, NSW Public Guardian


The Dying to Talk project: What do people with intellectual disability understand about the end of life? A research presentation

Roger Stancliffe, Professor of Intellectual Disability and Michele Wiese, Research Associate, Centre for Disability Research and Policy, University of Sydney


An update on the Draft Context Report and Toolkit for Health services for people with intellectual disability

Tracey Szanto, Manager, Intellectual Disability Network, NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation


A Brave New World: Understanding the Primary Care landscape – Opportunities and challenges for nurses in developmental disability

Lisa Craig, Registered Nurse and Senior Project Officer, Transition Team, LRCSSL-SS North