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29th Annual Conference 2018

People, Purpose & Passion

16 & 17 October 2018, Novotel Hotel, Parramatta


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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Health literacy for people with intellectual disability: Parents with passion and purpose

Jos & Deb Evans (Daughter and Mother)

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People, Purpose and Passion… Be extraordinary. Models of disability nursing: The 6 Ps

Dr Linda Godard

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Closing the Gap for People with Intellectual Disability: Focus on Mental Health

Professor Julian Trollor, Chair, Intellectual Disability Mental Health, UNSW


People, Purpose and Passion for Disability Rights

Dr Jeffrey Chan, Senior Practitioner, Behaviour Support at the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission


INVITED SPEAKERS


Redeveloping the Speciality Practice Standards for IDD Nursing: The NDIS and Beyond

Nathan Wilson

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People, Purpose and Passion: Wisdom – Reflection – Experience

Gerard Stevens AM


The National Disability Insurance Scheme: It’s Been A Long Journey. How Did We Get Here? And What’s Next?

Kirsten Deane, Campaign Director of Every Australian Counts


‘Keeping it Real’ – Importance of peer support organisations in the development of nurse education in a large residential centre for adults with developmental disabilities

Tracy Wright has worked in Human Services for over 30 years, Tania Lewis is a Peer Mentor with CDAH and Dr Rebecca Pockney is an Occupational Therapist

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INVITED SPEAKERS


Breaking a Taboo – Let us talk about People with Disabilities’ Sexuality and the Increased Risk of Sexual Violence

Marika Guggisberg

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Key findings from 15 years of reviewing the deaths of people with disability in residential care

Kathryn McKenzie, Director Disability, NSW Ombudsman

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PROGRAM SPEAKERS


“The child is no different”: Acute care nurses experiences of caring for children with IDD

Dr Peter Lewis


Your Purpose, Your Passion: The design of a descriptive nursing survey piloted among members of PANDDA

Hayden Jacques

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Using Carer Engagement and Motivational Interview/ Flipped Classroom/Process Mapping (MIFCPM) techniques to deliver staff CPD programs that will lead to service improvement and necessary adjustments for children with DD

Gail Tomsic


The journey in building disability care

Professor Regina Lee, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Newcastle University


Ilumination: Practice up close and personal. The battle of the bowel

Catharine Hulst

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QUM what may – Use of analgesia in a teenager with developmental disability

Georgina Hoddle, Nicholas Caires and Kara Cheung

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Pathways to better care: successful approach to admission and discharge planning for patients with ID and challenging behaviours. A case study

Gail Tomsic

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