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Save the date for #FallsForum24 – Friday, 31st May 2024.
The NSW Fall Prevention & Healthy Ageing Network Annual Forum provides a fantastic opportunity to come together and learn about the latest on fall prevention and healthy ageing. Listen to experts in their field provide an overview of the latest research, advocacy, quality improvement and fall prevention in residential aged care and hospital, and community program initiatives.
This forum also provides a fabulous opportunity to network, exchanges ideas and learn from each other.
Opening Session: Welcome to Country – Aunty Joan Bell and Opening Address – Dr John Ward
Plenary session 1: Pam Albany Lecture. Prof Anne Tiedemann – Physical Activity for Healthy Ageing and Fall Prevention: Translating Evidence into Action
Plenary session 1: Prof Frances Batchelor – Rethinking Our Approach to Healthy Ageing
Plenary Session 1: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD – Ms Lorraine Lovitt
Plenary Session: 2 Prof Stephen Lord – Compiling the evidence base: 30yrs of research in falls
Plenary Session 2: Prof Lisa Keay and Ms Kerrie Martin – Cataract surgery policy changes
Plenary Session 2: Emeritus Prof Lindy Clemson – OT fall prevention reduces falls by 38% – new evidence from Cochrane Systematic Review
Plenary Session 2: Prof Kim Delbaere – “The rising cost of falls, why investing in prevention can’t wait” – A Call to Action
Plenary Session 2: Translating Research into Practice Discussion Panel – Facilitated by Dr Morag Taylor
Panel: Ms Amanda Bates, Prof Kim Delbaere, Dr Jennie Hewitt, Prof Stephen Lord, Ms Lorraine Lovitt, Ms Deborah Moore
Community Exercise – Smith Room
Aged Care – The Lyceum
Hospital Care – Wesley Theatre
Early Career Research Updates
To come: Slides + presentation abstracts.