This conference took place in Dunedin 8–9th May 2014. Over 130 people took part including a wonderful group of keynote speakers and workshop presenters, sponsors and trade exhibitors.
A conference report featured in the July 2014 issue of Kete Kupu and presentations, photos and links relating to the conference are below.
Thursday 8th May
|NZCCSS President Rod Watts, Conference opening address|
Dr Satya Brink, "Is New Zealand a good place to age?"
You can also read an interview with Dr Brink in the Otago Daily Times with Dr Brink
Two sector experts respond to Dr Brink’s address:
Chris Fleming (DHB Shared Services) Policy Preparedness for Population Aging,
Fiona Doolan-Noble (Otago University) Response to Dr Satya Brink
Dr Susan Koch The Biggest Challenges in Dementia Care
Special Guest Speakers
Special Guest Speakers: Older Persons’ Perspective : A panel of speakers offering the older person’s and client’s perspective
Politics of Aged care – 2014 Election Year: How should we be responding to the next stretch?
Dr Judy McGregor, Dr Ganesh Nana, Dr Bryce Edwards
|1A) An opportunity to workshop with the national interRAI implementation team and learn from other providers’ experience”, Dr Brigette Meehan, Project Manager, interRAI (LTCF);||1B ) "Making residential care less institutional" Dr Chris Perkins with Maurice Burrowes|
|2A) “Utilisation of the Nurse Practitioner in Residential Care from a provider and practictioner perspective.” Carla Arkless||2B) “What are the key elements of effective client-focused Day Programmes?” Dr Annie Weir, Impact Research|
|3A) “Principles of Design in Residential Care,” Simon Woodall and Stuart Mackie from Chowhill Architects provide a useful toolkit to consider the bigger picture when embarking on residential care development||3B) “Rising Up from the Rubble in Christchurch” Stories of how community agencies have responded to the needs of the elderly in Christchurch. Alison Jephson and Rev. Anne Russell-Brighty from Anglican Diocese, Vicki Lucas (Presbyterian Support Upper South Island)|
|4A) “Economic Sustainability in Aged Care,”.Dr Ganesh Nana, Chief Economist at BERL, explores the issues facing the sector over the coming years.||4B) “Utilising the interRAI in home based support - a few years” Andrea McLeod, Enliven General Manager, Presbyterian Support Northern|
Friday 9th May
Inspiring Organisational Leadership, Sue Bidrose, CEO, Dunedin City Council
“The ageing workforce: an opportunity or a challenge,” Geoff Pearman, Partners in Change
|5A) “Spirituality in those with dementia,” Dr Chris Perkins provides feedback on her recent research and key factors to consider||5B) Legal Issues that arise with People with Cognitive Impairment and how to deal with it. Iris Reuvecamp, legal expert.|
|6A) Weaving Wellness (things that sustain us), stories of from our elders. Tracy Wright-Tawha, CEO of Nga Kete Matauranga Pounamu Charitable Trust.||6B) Peter and Me: a love story becomes a carer’s anguish. Dr Helene Ritchie gives a presentation and workshop based on her book, “The Personal, the Clinical, and the Political”, which focuses on delivering person-centred care.|
Minister’s Address: Hon Jo Goodhew, MP Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector ,Minister for Senior Citizens,Minister of Women’s Affairs
|7A) “Advance Care Planning for people with cognitive impairment" Dr Oleg Kiriaev, Geriatrician from Auckland DHB.||7B) “The next stretch in environmental sustainability: The opportunities in aged care,” Dr Nicki Bould|
|8A) Culture of Care in Dementia Beth McDougall, BUPA||8B) Working with an ageing workforce. Geoff Pearman will workshop in more detail key things to consider with an ageing workforce Geoff Pearman, Partners in Change|
|Dr. Satya Brink|
CH NZCCSS Presentation Compressed
CH Urban Design Matrix
Doolan Noble Speech
NZCCSS Presentation Geoff Pearman