Post-Conference Workshops: Wednesday, 30th August 2017


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Global Trends in Aged Care and What We Can Learn from the Aging World

Dan Levitt MSc., CHE, Executive Director, Tabor Home Society (Canada)
The world is moving from “sick care” to “healthcare” and the market is growing as nations are greying faster. This trend has the made the aged care market one of the most challenging and attractive markets in the world.
This interactive workshop will cover case studies from super aging nations like Sicily and Japan and incorporate group activities and tangible examples that participants can apply to their own scenarios and organisation.

Learning outcomes include:
  • Discuss innovative strategies for creating a community that is senior-friendly
  • Explore how we can work more closely with the Government and citizens to re-shift people’s mindsets around priorities and better allocate resources
  • Learn how to build a culture of change amongst staff who strives for the enhancement of quality care
  • Explore with practical exercises how you can create and foster this environment and culture in your organisation?


Dan Levitt MSc.

CHE, Executive Director
Tabor Home Society (Canada)


12:30 PM - 3:30 PM Getting Patient Care ‘Down To a T’

Janelle White, Coordinator, Low Acuity Program Development, NSW Ambulance
Whatever the origins of the idiom ‘To a T, the expression is now widely accepted as
meaning perfectly or exactly, like dotting the ‘I’s’ and crossing the T’s’.

This interactive workshop involves case studies, group activities and tangible examples for participants to take away and incorporate into their patient care and clinical practice for positive outcomes.

Essentially, the ‘To a T’ workshop will help you to get your patient care ‘Down to a T’ by exploring the following key concepts:
l T – ‘Timeout
l T – ‘Three questions
l T – ‘Thinking H.A.T
l T – ‘Transfer of care

Learning outcomes, by the end of the workshop you will be able to:
The Time Out Describe the concept of the time out and how it can be integrated into a wide variety of patient care/clinical practice opportunities for patient safety and patient centered care.
The Three Questions Apply the dual process model of thinking to enhance patient care through informed decision making and to ensure patient centered care through the consideration of 3 simple questions.
The Thinking H.A.T Describe the components of the thinking H.A.T and demonstrate how they can be used in patient centered care and assessment to inform comprehensive, safe decision making.
Transfer of Care Explain the concept of transfer of care and how it relates to your professional practice and integrity and how to apply it to positively impact on the patient centered care you deliver.


Janelle White

Coordinator, Low Acuity Program Development
NSW Ambulance