2019 Events

Wednesday 13th November 2.00pm – 3.00pm

Prof Anne-Marie Hill, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University WA
Topic: Patient Communication – enhancing safety and person centred care

Recorded Presentation as mp4

References
Carers NSW 2016 Carer Survey
‘My independent streak may get in the way’: how older adults respond to falls prevention education in hospital

NSW Falls Network Rural Forum NNSW LHD

Keeping Older People Safe and On Their Feet

Program
Keeping Older People Safe – Challenge and encouragement – 
Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Lead, NSW Falls Prevention Program, CEC

Fall prevention in older people: an update of the evidenceProfessor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow and Director, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA, Sydney

Lord video (previous recording)

Identifying and managing fear of falling in older people and clinical populations – Associate Professor Kim Delbaere, Principle Research Scientist, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA, Sydney

Exercise for falls prevention in residential aged care: evidence of clinical and cost effectiveness outcomes from the SUNBEAM trial – Dr Jennie Hewitt, Clinical Education Coordinator, Centre for Rural Health, Murwillumbah

Hewitt video (previous recording)

Leading Better Value Care – Falls Quality Improvement Initiatives
Lismore

NSW Falls Network Forum

Friday 31 May 2019

Wesley Conference Centre Sydney

Final Program
Web-streaming Recordings:
Plenary 1
Plenary 2

 

Presentations:

Welcome: The Hon Natasha Maclaren-Jones, Parliamentary Secretary for Health, NSW Government

 

Plenary Session 1

Balancing acts –Gaps and opportunities for falls prevention in the 2020s – Professor Keith Hill, Head of School of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Science, Curtin University, Perth

Hill video

Fall prevention in older people: an update of the evidenceProfessor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow and Director, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA, Sydney

Lord video

 
Plenary Session 2

The Standing Tall RCT results: using mobile technology to deliver an unsupervised balance exercise program – (unavailable) Associate Professor Kim Delbaere, Principal Research Scientist, Director, Innovation and Translation, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA, Sydney

Delbaere video

Falls prevention in dementia – Dr Morag Taylor, NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Fellow, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA, Sydney 

Taylor video

 

Exercise for falls prevention in residential aged care: evidence of clinical and cost effectiveness outcomes from the SUNBEAM trial – Dr Jennie Hewitt, Clinical Education Coordinator, Centre for Rural Health, Murwillumbah

Hewitt video

 

Lifetime Achievement award presentation

 

Workshop Presentations

A. Leading better value Care Falls in Hospital

Facilitators: Mr Malcolm Green, Senior Manager Adult Patient Safety Program, and Ms Ingrid Hutchinson, Project Officer, NSW Falls Prevention Program, CEC

Leading Better Value care – reducing harm from falls in hospital

MNC LHD – Leading Better Value Care 

Sydney LHD – Storyboard on improved healthcare journey

 

B. Exercise Interventions

Facilitators: Dr Daina Sturnieks, Senior Research Scientist, FBIRC, NeuRA and Conjoint lecturer, UNSW and Dr Jennie Hewitt, Clinical Education Coordinator, Centre for Rural Health, Murwillumbah

Exercise Workshop presentation

Exercise Workshop Video 1 – Introduction and Otago

Exercise Workshop Video 2 – Tai Chi       

Exercise Workshop Video 3 – Group Exercise

Exercise Workshop Video 4 – RACF exercise programs

 

C. Mental Health and Falls Prevention

Facilitators: Ms Mandy Meehan, Team Leader, Ryde Older people’s Mental Health Service (OPMHS) and Ms Emma Underwood, CNC, OPMHS, NSLHD-MHDA

Older people, mental health and falls

Implementing Post Fall Huddles while changing a culture towards Falls Prevention

We Will Catch You! Mental Health Falls Prevention Program

Stepping On with recovery: An update

Case Study

 

Panel Discussion Session

Panel Discussion Session Video

Follow-up Q & A Part 1

Follow-up Q & A Part 2

 

April Falls 2019

Theme: Frailty and Falls

April Falls Day® Resources 

April Falls Webinars:

3rd April 2- 3 pm (AEDT) Prof Anne-Marie Hill – The importance of mobilising frail older people in hospital to prevent further deconditioning PDF of Slides

Hill April Falls webinar recording as MP4

10th April 2-3 pm (AEDT) Prof Susan Kurrle – Recognising the signs of frailty and deciding what do about them – PDF of Slides

Kurrle April Falls webinar recording as MP4

 

Wednesday 20th February, 1.00 – 1.40 pm

Professor Anne-Marie Hill, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University WA

Topic: Effective communication and education with patients, families and carers on falls prevention and keeping older people safe in our care

Presentation slides as PDF

Recorded presentation as MP4