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Dementia Australia National Symposium 2020 – Dementia care is quality care

March 24, 2020 all-day
The Fullerton Hotel, Sydney
1 Martin Pl
Sydney NSW 2000
Dementia Australia National Symposium 2020 Office
+61 3 9645 6311

Ita Buttrose AC OBE has led change at the highest level through a distinguished career. Her background positions her to speak on the importance of leadership and organisational culture to address the type of change needed in dementia care.

Professor Dawn Brooker is highly regarded as a global expert on the effective implementation of person-centred dementia care. She delivers engaging presentations on the practical application of delivering quality care.

Lisa Trigg is an international expert on approaches to improving quality in long-term care. At the Symposium, Lisa will help you understand the development of metrics for quality care and how this will affect your implementation of the new quality care standards.

Janet Anderson as Commissioner for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, will discuss the approach of the commission to raising the quality of dementia care.

Professor John Pollaers AM was Chair of the Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce which developed the report ‘A matter of care – Australia’s aged care workforce strategy’. An engaging speaker, John will provide clear guidance on how the aged care industry can develop a better foundation of care.

James Adonis is an international speaker on how leaders can engage employees during organisation crisis and significant change. During his session, James will outline strategies to greater connection between management and aged care workers to manage positive change in the workplace.

Julie McCrossin has a diverse background of governance roles including the Guardianship Tribunal and NSW Medical Board. The consummate entertainer, Julie will keep the day moving, bringing her unique warmth and humour to the Symposium in her role as Master of Ceremonies.

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