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Gerontology Nursing Conference 2017

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 8:30am – 5:00pm

Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, Mt Wellington, Auckland
What is ageing well and how can you help those you care for improve their wellbeing as they age?

Engage in stimulating conversations, workshops, and presentations at this year’s Gerontology Nursing Conference, run by the Selwyn Institute of Ageing and Spirituality.

This is a great opportunity for nurses, clinicians and health professionals working with older people in an aged care setting and in the public health sector to meet, explore new ideas and network with leading academics and other professionals and practitioners.        

Seats are limited, so we encourage you to register today to secure your place.

$300 registration closes Friday, 4 August 2017

Fee includes attendance at conference, lunch, tea/coffee, conference notes and delegates' satchel.

If you have any queries please contact selwyninstitute@selwyncare.org.nz or call (09) 849 9245

Agenda

7.30am Registration, tea and coffee
8.30am

Welcome  - (MC) Virginia Sisson, Group Residential Care Manager, The Selwyn Foundation

Karakia - Marianne Hornburg, Spiritual Care Coordinator, The Selwyn Foundation

Opening address - Hilda Johnson-Bogaerts, GM The Selwyn Institute for Ageing and Spirituality

8.40am

Dr Michal Boyd (Waitemata DHB)

Pragmatic care planning

10.10am Morning tea
10.35am

Chris Murphy (Hospice New Zealand)

Palliative and end of life care for older people: The options

11.15am

Matthew Hodgson (The Selwyn Foundation)

Falls prevention: Putting evidence into practice

11.55pm

Mardi Postill (ACC)

Improving outcomes for older people: Prevention and rehabilitation

12.15pm Lunch
1.00pm

Mark Henrickson (Massey University)

Restoring the 'human' to human services

1.30pm

Julie Watson (Silver Rainbow)

Silver Rainbow: LGBTTIQ+ in aged care

2.30pm

Julie Watson, Dr Michal Boyd and Mark Henrickson

Panel discussion: LGBTTIQ+ older people in aged care - question and answer session

3.00pm Afternoon tea
3.15pm

Dr Kathy Peri (University of Auckland & Totara Hospice)

See me as who I am

3.55pm

Billie Jordan (Hip Op-eration)

The granny whisperer

4.45pm Closing address
Register below to secure a spot

Payment options

When making payment please include reference codes: Your name | AUG2017 | GNC

Direct payments can be made to The Selwyn Foundation bank account 02 0184 0256608 002

Cheques can be made payable to The Selwyn Foundation and posted to The Selwyn Foundation, PO Box 8203, Symonds St, Auckland 1150

Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, Mt Wellington

58 Waipuna Rd, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060

We are most grateful for the support of our 2017 sponsors and donors.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or donor for the 2017 Gerontology Nursing Conference please contact us at selwyninstitute@selwyncare.org.nz