2016 Events

NSW Falls Prevention Network Rural Forums

Batemans Bay, 26th October

Professor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow, NeuRA
Falls prevention research update

Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Leader, NSW Falls Prevention Program, Clinical Excellence Commission
Looking to the future – next steps

A/Prof Anne Tiedemann, Senior Research Fellow, Musculoskeletal Division, The George Institute for Global Health
Exercise for falls prevention update

Ms Rebekah O’Reilly, NUM Batemans Bay Hospital, Ms Niccola Follett, Falls Prevention Coordinator, SNSWLHD and Ms Christine Ewin, Consumer
When an older person falls: Mrs Dean’s Story

Mr Peter Davis, Dementia and Delirium Care with Volunteers Porject Officer and Ms Kim Tozer, Volunteer, SNSWLHD
Confusion and risk for falls: How a volunteer intervention can assist

Ms Nicole Tate, Director Nursing and Midwifery, Bega Valley
Intentional rounding and other innovations to reduce falls at Pambula Hospital

Ms Niccola Follett, Falls Prevention Coordinator, SNSWLHD
SNSWLHD Falls prevention interventions and innovations – a showcase

Ms Trina Castell-Brown, Stepping On Coordinator, SNSWLHD
Stepping On in the community

Ms Natania Copp, Health Promotion Officer, SNSWLHD
Tai Chi and LiFE: a rural approach

Dr Esther Vance, Project Officer, NSW Falls Prevention Network, NeuRA
Falls prevention resources

 

Dubbo, 8th September

Final Program

Professor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow, NeuRA
Falls prevention research update

Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Leader, NSW Falls Prevention Program, Clinical Excellence Commission
Looking to the future – next steps

Ms Caroline Lukaszyk, Project Manager, The George Institute for Global Health
The Ironbark Falls Prevention Program for older Aboriginal people

Ms Jenny Preece, Rural Health Network Manager, Agency for Clinical Innovation
Living well in Multipurpose Services: Principles of care

Dr Harvey Lander, Director, Systems Improvement, Clinical Excellence Commission
CEC System improvement initiatives

Ms Angela Millard, Aged Care CNC, Orange Health Service
The challenges of cognitive impairment and delirium in the acute hospital setting

Ms Rosemary Stapleton, Health promotion Officer, Western NSW LHJD
Putting the gold bars into action – getting communities active

Ms Jacqui Chapman, A/Health Services Manager, Nyngan MPS
Living well in Residential Aged Care

Ms Clare Morcom, NUM Rehabilitation, Orange Health Service
A patient centred culture of safety

Ms Cheryn Johnson, Health Education Officer, Molong Health One
Falls prevention in rural communities

Ms Karen Lloyd, Stepping On Coordinator, Western NSW LHD
Making Healthy Normal Overview

 

Broken Hill, 6th September 2016

Final Program

Presentations

Professor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow, NeuRA
Falls prevention research update

Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Leader, NSW Falls Prevention Program, Clinical Excellence Commission
Looking to the future – next steps

Ms Caroline Lukaszyk, Project Manager, The George Institute for Global Health
The Ironbark Falls Prevention Program for older Aboriginal people

Ms Eureka van der Merwe, Essentials of Care & Projects Coordinator, FWLHD
Improving patient care through collaboration and integration

Ms Georgina Drewery, District Manager, Chronic & Complex Care and Ms Bonnie Tavian, MSK Coordinator
Musculoskeletal Project

Ms Kathryn Wallace, CNS & Ms Jayne Langran, CNC, Chronic & Complex Care, FWLHD
Ruby Red socks

Ms Elizabeth Buffon, CNS, Ms Sue Cooper, CNS & Ms Kylie Kerslake, RN, Stepping On facilitators, Dareton Primary Health Centre
Falls prevention in rural and remote communities

Ms Karen Lloyd, Stepping On Coordinator, Western NSW LHD
Making Healthy Normal overview

Ms Kadee Jones, Broken Hill Base Hospital
Upright Ivanhoe

Ms Shelley Moor, Falls Prevention Coordinator, Western NSW & Far West LHDs, & Ms Gail Turner, Volunteer Tai Chi Leader
Physical Activity Leaders Network

 

2016 NSW Falls Prevention Network Forum 

Friday 20th May 2016, Wesley Conference Centre, Sydney

Final Program

Recorded Sessions:

Plenary 1 Presentations

Plenary 2 Presentations

Plenary Presentation PDFs

Pam Albany Guest lecture:
Professor Cathie Sherrington, The George institute for Global Health and The University of Sydney
Exercise for falls prevention: evidence update and implementation challenges

Stephen Lord, NeuRA
Falls prevention research update – medications for fall prevention, vitamin D – friend or foe and systematic review evidence for step training as a fall prevention strategy

Dr Lara Harvey, NeuRA
Fall-related injury in people with dementia

Professor Susan Kurrle, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital & The University of Sydney
Dementia Collaborative Research Projects

Ms Ingrid Hutchinson, Clinical Excellence Commission
Overview of April Falls Day/Month activities 1

April Falls Competition Winners
Ms Jan Crawley & Ms Jane-Maree Hunter, Gosford Hospital

April Falls Competition Runners Up
Ms Susan Berry – Pambula Hospital
Mr Iain Steel – Hammond Care

Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Clinical Excellence Commission
Overview of April Falls Day/Month activities 2

Concurrent Sessions PDFs:

Acute/Subacute care

Ms Kylie Wright, Liverpool Hospital
The EPIC Project, Nursing Clinical Handover: a best practice implementation project

Mr Andrew Wong & Ms Pauline Vueti, Fairfield Hospital
The effect of an ASET intervention on length of stay and re-presentation to the ED

Dr Joanne Rowley, Coffs Harbour Health Campus and Southern Cross University
Falls monitoring: maintaining safe environments

Dementia Care update

Ms Jacqueline Wesson, NeuRA
Falls prevention outside the box’ Creative interventions for people living with dementia

Dr Morag Taylor, NeuRA
Home-based exercise improves balance in older people with dementia

Ms Catherine Bateman, Agency for Clinical Innovation and Southern NSW LHD
Volunteer dementia and delirium care: from strength to strength

Ms Vicki Deane, Liverpool Hospital
Improving delirium risk screening and assessment in Aged Care Units

Ms Anne Axam, Clinical Excellence Commission
Top 5 Phase 2

Exercise update

Ms Carolyn Lukaszyk and Ms Julieann Coombes, The George Institute for Global Health
The Ironbark fall prevention program for older Aboriginal people: initial outcomes 

Ms Jennie Hewitt, Feros Residential Care
Exercise for falls prevention in residential aged care

Mr Matthew Williams, Royal North Shore Hospital & Ms Danella Hackett, Fairfield Hospital
Falls prevention: a positive effect of the Osteoarthritis Chronic Care program (OACCP)

Ms Niccola Follett, Southern NSW LHD
Investing in Community falls prevention strategies: an integrated approach (available soon)

Concluding Session: Overview of new research projects

Dr Anne Tiedemann, The George Institute for Global Health
Combining physical activity promotion and fall prevention for healthy ageing: The CHAnGE trial

Dr Kim Delbaere, NeuRA
EU-FP7 project, iStoppFalls – home based exergames to prevent falls in older people

Professor Lindy Clemson, The University of Sydney
The iSOLVE project, establishing pathways to implement and sustain evidence based fall prevention in primary care: Developing decision tools and primary care resources