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  • Call for conference papers
  • Improving care delivery through technology
  • Details on the upcoming Hynes Lawyers and Leading Age Services Australia information road-show on amendments to the Aged Care Act

Organisers of the 2013 Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA) National Congress, happening from 5-7 August in Sydney, have invited speakers to submit their presentation abstracts for inclusion in this year’s program.

The theme of the conference, New Frontier: New Focus, should be addressed in each abstract.

2013 promises to be bigger and better with a conference program of equal representation to all age services, including residential care, community care and retirement living.

Abstracts describing original work and ideas are encouraged. Authors submitting abstracts are requested to adhere closely to the congress sub-themes listed on the related event website.

To find out more, visit http://www.lasa.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/Call-for-Abstracts-2013-print-ready-2.pdf

The call for Health Infomatics Conference (HIC) 2013 papers is also being sounded.

Submissions close next Monday, 18 February, and should fall in one of the two categories: scientific and industry papers or clinical case study abstracts.

This infomatics and e-health conference also requires that abstracts follow specific sub-themes and the overarching event theme, health informatics is the lifeblood of healthcare. We need to stand up and be counted.
 
Early bird registration also closes at midnight on Monday 20 May.

For details, visit www.hisa.org.au/page/hic2013


Hynes Lawyers has announced it has been engaged by Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) to advise its members on the proposed amendments to the Aged Care Act that are expected to be released in March 2013.

The two organisations will be conducting information sessions on the prospective changes in Brisbane, Sydney, Tasmania, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne, through late-February and March 2013.

Hynes Lawyers were the principal legal advisors in the establishment of LASA in March 2012, and have continued to work collaboratively with LASA in providing aged care providers with specialised industry advice.

The travelling road-show will provide high level legal advice to those who will be directly impacted by the amendments.

For more information, contact: Luke Edwardes-Evans via email at luke.edwardes-evans@hyneslawyers.com.au


Care providers will be able to learn about the latest health care technologies that promise to deliver increased productivity and reduce costs, during the Healthcare Technology Seminar Series, happening from 19-21 February in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Hosted by ClickSoftware, Motion Computing and Help4U, this breakfast seminar series will inform audience members on how technology can be harnessed for greater productivity and reduced costs, while continuing to deliver high quality care to clients; how to overcome challenges ranging from staffing to the long term sustainability of the business; and how to effectively manage a workforce whilst being able to scale and grow the business at the same time.

The following sessions will take place from 7-9am:

  • 19 February: Rendezvous Hotel, 328 Flinders Street, Melbourne
  • 20 February: Radisson Blu, 27 O’Connell Street, Sydney
  • 21 February: Pullman, Cnr Ann & Roma Streets, Brisbane

For more details and registration visit: http://www.clicksoftware.com/news-events.htm


Upcoming conferences of note:

Community Care Forum
Run by ACS NSW & ACT
20 February
Australian Technology Park, Sydney
W: www.agedservices.asn.au/events

Enabling Conference
Run by ACS NSW & ACT
21 February
Australian Technology Park, Sydney
W: www.agedservices.asn.au/events

4th Annual National Dementia Congress
21-22 February
Melbourne, Novotel Melbourne on Collins
T: 02 9080 4090
E: info@iir.com.au

Nursing People 85+
25-26 February
The Pavilion, Breakfast Creek, Brisbane
E: ausmed@ausmed.com.au
W: www.ausmed.com.au/course/registration-1432

Tri-State Conference
24-26 February
Albury Entertainment Centre, NSW
T: 03 9805 9400
W: vic.lasa.asn.au/event/tristate2013

Green Cities 2013
6-7 March
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre
W: http://greencities.org.au

Aged Care Summit
Co-located with 7th annual Retirement Communities World
18-19 March
Luna Park, Sydney
T: 02 8908 8555
W: http://acevents.com.au/agedcare

Continence Management and Wound Care
20 March
Rydges Bell City, Preston VIC
E: education@ch2.net.au
W: www.ch2.net.au/education

Health-e-Nation 2013 Leadership Summit
19-21 March
RACV Club, Melbourne
W: www.health-e-nation.com.au

Queensland Leading Age Services Conference
20-23 March
Jupiters Hotel, Gold Coast
T: 07 3725 5555
W: www.qld.lasa.asn.au/events
E: events@qld.lasa.asn.au

2013 AAG & ACS Rural Conference – “living and belonging”
Hosted by AAG (Hunter / NSW Division) and ACSA NSW & ACT Inc, the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health Orange, and the Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing.
21-22 March
Orange Ex-Services Club, Orange
W: http://www.agedservices.asn.au/event-detail?EventCode=EHC03

To find out what’s happening throughout the year, visit AAA’s events diary.



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