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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 (PDF, 1.27MB)

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 (PDF, 1MB)

Margaret Armstrong, Northern Sydney Local Health District Falls Policy Coordinator
Understanding Sarcopaenia: Relevance to mental health and falls prevention (PDF, 636KB)

Rudi Bartl, Dietitian, Central Coast Local Health District
Wasting away on tea and toast (PDF, 845KB)

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

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