Important information: Due to the current situation with COVID-19, this event has been RESCHEDULED. It is likely that this event will be postponed until October 2020. More details will be coming soon via email for those who have already regsitered for this event. We appreciate your patience at this time.
The theme for this year’s conference is Reshaping the ‘Care’ in Aged Care. Held in Hobart, this will be a fantastic day of learning for Nurses and Care Workers. The prominent conference is a wonderful opportunity for industry leaders and experts in aged care to share their knowledge with those involved in the provision of healthcare to the elderly.
We have a number of key note speakers in the field of aged care attending to discuss their field of excellence through case studies and research. A few of our key note speakers can be found below, alternatively, view the full program here.
Dr Drew Dwyer,
Principal Consultant in Gerontology
Dr Drew Dwyer is the Principal Consultant in Gerontology, Disabilities and Community Services for the Frontline Care Solutions group and the Australasian College of Care Leadership and Management.
Dr Drew has earned a reputation for being one of the most dynamic and passionate consultants in learning and development for the aged and community care sectors. He has over 25 years of experience as a professional nurse, nurse leader and educator, and is currently the Principal Consultant in Gerontology, Disabilities and Community Services for the Frontline Care Solutions group and the Australasian College of Care Leadership & Management. He also holds an Adjunct Associate Professor position at the University of Queensland School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work (UQSoNMSW). Dr Drew Dwyer will be presenting his topic ‘Year of the Nurse – Year of the EntrepreNurse’ at this years conference.
Anti-Discrimination Commissioner Tas
Sarah’s career is marked by change and diversity. A legal practitioner in working private practice specialising in Industrial/Employment Law and Family Law From private practice Sarah moved into the world of Social Justice with the Equal Opportunity Commission (South Australia) as a solicitor, conciliator, trainer and complaints manager.
In 2005 Sarah was appointed to the position of Anti-Discrimination Commissioner Tasmania. In 2011, she was appointed as the Police Ombudsman (South Australia), before being re-appointed to the role of Anti-Discrimination Commissioner Tasmania in 2017. Sarah will be speaking on the topic of discrimination at the Aged Care Conference and why it continues to occur, particularly towards the vulnerable.
If you are thinking of heading along with a group of friends or colleagues, why not take advantage of our group booking discounts!
- Groups of 5 or more – 10% discount
- Groups of 10 or more – 20% discount
Bulk discounts are only available when booking via phone and not available online, please contact HERC Reception on (03) 6223 6777.