2017 Events

MID NORTH COAST LHD NSW FALLS PREVENTION NETWORK RURAL FORUM

Final program

Presentations

Professor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Falls prevention research update

Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Lead, NSW Falls Prevention Program, Clinical Excellence Commission
Leading Better Value Care – Falls in Hospital
Intentional Rounding

Ms Colette Scott, Nurse Practitioner, Psychogeriatrics, Port Macquarie Base hospital
Dementia, delirium, depression and falls: benefits of the AGEM Ward

Ms Coral Niesler, Nurse Practitioner, Psychogeriatrics, Coffs Harbour Health Campus
Care of Confused Hospitalised Older Persons Program

Associate Professor Kim Delbaere, Principal Research Scientist, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
How feeling confident on your feet reduces fall risk

Ms Yvonne Muyambi, Health Promotion Officer, Mid North Coast LHD
Health promotion and falls

Ms Jo Melinz, Physiotherapist, Coffs Harbour Health Campus
Safe mobilisation

Ms Rachel Taylor, Director of Pharmacy, Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Medication and falls

Ms Raelene Kenny, Clinical Nurse Educator, Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Undergraduate Assistants In Nursing ‘UG AIN’ Evaluation Project

TRI-NATION FALLS FORUM

18th September 2017

Final program

Presentations

Ms Carrie Marr, Chief Executive, Clinical Excellence Commission
Improvement is a journey not a destination …..
Marr video

Dr Harvey Lander, Director, Systems Improvements Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC)
Reducing falls and harm from falls – Older persons patient safety
Lander video

Dr Frances Healey, Deputy Director of Patient Safety, NHS England
Patient safety struggles and successes – are there lessons we can apply to falls prevention?
Healey video

Ms Julie Windsor, Patient Safety Clinical Lead, Medical Specialities/Older People, NHS England
Falls prevention in health and social care: the UK perspective
Windsor video

Ms Sandy Blake, Clinical Lead, Reducing harm from falls programme, Health Quality and Safety Commission, New Zealand
Reducing harm from in-hospital falls in New Zealand
Blake video

Mr Jon Buchan, Portfolio Manager, Child and Youth Health, Whanganui District Health Board, New Zealand
Falls to frailty assessment: a transition of thinking to practice
Buchan video

Ms Carmela Petagna, Senior Portfolio Manager, Quality Improvement Programmes, Health Quality and Safety Commission, New Zealand
Whole of system: Falls and fracture management in New Zealand
Petagna video

Professor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Falls and falls prevention in the community
Lord video

Professor Cathie Sherrington, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
Falls and physical activity in community dwelling older people: understanding and addressing the evidence practice gap
Sherrington video

Professor Lindy Clemson, NHMRC Career Development Research fellow, Team Leader of Ageing, Participation and Safety Research Team, The university of Sydney
The iSOLVE project: establishing pathways and processes to implement and sustain evidence-based fall prevention in primary care
Clemson video

Associate Professor Kim Delbaere, Principal Research Scientist, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
how the fear in our step can cause a fall & how bespoke technology can help
Delbaere video

Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Lead NSW Falls prevention Program, Clinical Excellence Commission
Lovitt video

Panel Discussion video

MENTAL HEALTH AND FALLS PREVENTION WORKSHOP

Thursday 24th August, The John and Betty Lynch Seminar Room, Neuroscience Research Australia 

Final Program

Presentations

Dr Harvey Lander, Director, Systems Improvements Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC)
Leading better Value Care – Falls in Hospital

Prof Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow, Director, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Research update

Dr John Dobrohotoff, Senior Staff Specialist Old Age Psychiatry, Clinical Director, Specialist Mental Health Service for Older People (SMHSOP), Central Coast LHD
Falls in SMHSOP acute units – A benchmarking and policy perspective

Dr Jacqueline Wesson, Senior Policy Officer, Older people’s Mental Health Policy Unit, Ministry of Health
Fall prevention experience in SMHSOP acute and community settings

Jack Powell, CNC Riverglen Unit, Hammond Care
Pre-fall Safety Huddle

Ingrid Hutchinson, Project Officer, NSW Falls Prevention Program, CEC
Colin’s Story – a consumers perspective

Mandy Meehan, Team Leader, Ryde SMHSOP
Stepping On in Mental Health – A falls prevention Initiative

Diane Grayshon, RN, Ryde SMHSOP & Mandy Meehan, Team Leader, Ryde SMHSOP
Falls Prevention in Mental Health – Improving outcomes for younger consumers by raising awareness

Ellen Panaretos, Senior Community Development Officer, Alcohol and Drug Foundation
Alcohol and Mental Health

Margaret Armstrong, Northern Sydney Local Health District Falls Policy Coordinator
Understanding Sarcopaenia: Relevance to mental health and falls prevention

Rudi Bartl, Dietitian, Central Coast Local Health District
Wasting away on tea and toast

Lorraine Lovitt, Lead, NSW Falls Prevention Program CEC
NSW Falls Program & CEC Post Fall Guide

2017 NSW Falls Prevention Network Forum

Friday 19th May, Wesley Conference Centre

FINAL PROGRAM
EVALUATION FORM
RECORDED PLENARY SESSIONS

PRESENTATION PDFS

PLENARY SESSIONS

Pam Albany Guest Lecture:
A/Prof Kim Delbaere, Principal Research Scientist, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Can fear of falling make you unstable on your feet?
Delbaere video

Prof Stephen Lord, Scientia Professor UNSW and Director, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Falls prevention research update
Lord video

A/Prof Gideon Caplan, Director, Post-acute care Services and Director Geriatric Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital
Delirium and falls
Caplan video

Ms Niccola Follett, Falls Prevention Coordinator, Southern NSW LHD, Mrs Dean’s daughter, Ms Christine Ewin and Ms Rebekah O’Reilly, NUM, Batemans Bay Hospital
Mrs Deans Story
Mrs’ Deans Story Video

Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Lead, NSW Falls Prevention Program, Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC)
NSW Falls Prevention Program Update
Lovitt video

Ms Ingrid Hutchinson, project Officer, NSW Falls Prevention Program, CEC
April Falls Day/Month – Moving right to stay upright
Hutchinson video

April Falls Competition Winners:

Mr Scott McNeill, Quality, Coordinator, Excellence Champion
Manilla MPS

Ms Elizabeth Endean, Aged Care CNC
St Vincent’s Hospital

Concurrent Sessions

Acute/Subacute care

Ms Clare Morcom NUM, and Ms Amanda Newman, EEN, Rehabilitation, Orange Health Service
Safety Huddles

Ms Kelley Lennon, DON, Belmont Hospital HNELHD
Falls Prevention and Excellence

Ms Alison Cowling, CNS & CNE, and Ms Sally Milson-Hawke, Director Nursing and Midwifery, HNELHD
An outcomes driven falls prevention program: Two years of progress

Ms Jamie Hallen, Falls Prevention Coordinator, South Eastern Sydney LHD
Talking about walking: Standardising mobility terminology in SESLHD

Ms Alexandra Sepulveda NUM and Ms Jennifer Hughes, CNE, Western Sydney LHD
We will catch you! A mental health falls prevention program

Community Programs

Ms Amanda Bates, BEST at Home Program Manager, Health promotion, illawarra Shoalhaven LHD
BEST at Home
Bates video

Ms Jeannine Liddle, Ageing, Work and Health Research Unit, The University of Sydney
Engaging men in falls prevention: feedback from the Men’s Sheds (Presentation unavailable) Liddle et al – Men’s perspectives on fall risk and fall prevention following participation in a group-based programme conducted at Men’s Sheds, Australia. Health and Social Care in the Community (2016) doi:10.1111/hsc.12412

Ms Juliana Souza de Oliveira, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
The setting of balance related goals among community dwelling older people
Souza de Oliveira video

Dr Anna Palagyi, Research Fellow, The George institute for Global Health
Falls before and after cataract surgery: a prospective cohort study
Palagyi video

Ms Elizabeth Buffon, Ms Susan Cooper, Ms Kylie Kerslake and Ms Carrie Barlow, Primary Health Nurses, Dareton Primary Health Centre, Far West LHD
Falls prevention in rural and remote communities
Dareton Health video

Communication Initiatives

Dr Amy Tan, iSOLVE Program Coordinator, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney
Engaging a whole primary care “village: to prevent falls: general practice, allied health and patients

Ms Carolyn Loton and Ms Claire Dyson, Juntos Marketing, Sydney
Communicating healthy ageing messages to older people- what do older people value?

Ms Sally Castell, Movement Matters, Older Adult health, Fitness and Exercise Consultancy
Reaching, preaching and teaching

Ms Catherine Kirkham, Research Physiotherapist, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
Use and perception of activity monitors and health coaching in community dwelling seniors

Ms Mary-Anne DeNavi, Healthy Ageing program, Prince of Wales Community Health, SESLHD
Adapting falls prevention education for the local Aboriginal Community

Overview of new research projects

Dr Yoshi Okubo, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for research Abroad, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Proactive and reactive adaption to unpredictable trips and slips: can we train older adults not to fall? (Unavailable)

Dr Daina Sturnieks, Research Fellow, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Understanding the effects of fatigue on balance, gait and falls risk in older people
Sturnieks video

A/Prof Anne Tiedemann, NHMRC Careers Development Fellow, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney
Does a fall prevention educational program improve knowledge and change exercise prescribing behaviour in health and exercise professionals? An RCT
Tiedemann video