Healthy North Coast

Program

“Let’s Get Connected”

Launch, Seminar and Networking Event for Allied Health Professionals

5 March, 2016

Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour

 

PROGRAM

 

9.00 – 9.30

Registration

 

9.30 – 9.35

Introduction

 

9.35 – 9.40

Welcome to Country – Uncle Barry Hoskins, Gumbayngirr Elder

 

9.40 – 10.00

Launch – North Coast Allied Health Association – ‘Meet the NCAHA Board’

How NCAHA connects clinicians to improve patient care and practitioner support

North Coast Allied Health Association Directors and NCPHN CEO Vahid Saberi

 

10.00 – 10.20

Professor Kathryn Refshauge, University of Sydney

‘Demonstrating the effectiveness of allied health’

 

10.20 – 10.40

Ms Suzanne Punshon, NDIS Hunter Trial Site

‘NDIS lessons for the North Coast – moving forward into NDIA’

 

10.40 – 11.00

Morning Tea

 

11:00 – 11.30

Dr Teresa Anderson, CEO Sydney Local Health District

‘Optimising patient independence by keeping care closer to home’

 

11.30 – 1.00

 

Case Studies on Integration – Relevant presentations showcasing local ideas and examples of integration by rotation at each table

  • Integrated services on the North Coast
  • HealthPathways
  • Supervising and supporting students on the North Coast
  • Musculoskeletal pathways
  • Allied Health Assistants
  • Business models for allied health professionals
  • Telehealth
  • Heath promotion for allied health
  • New Access

1.00 – 2.00

Lunch

 

2.00 – 2.15

Delegate Activity – Forever Young – Exercise Physiologist from Feros Care will demonstrate how he is keeping people young, strong and balanced

 

2.15 – 3.45

 

Integrating Services for Better Care

  • How can we improve patient-centred care regionally?
  • What’s working, what’s not?

Q&A Panel:

  • Aboriginal health
  • Local Health District
  • General Practitioner
  • NDIS
  • Higher Education

 

3.45 – 4.00

Reflection and Wrap

How can you and NCAHA achieve integration?

 

4.00 – 4.30

Afternoon Tea

 

4.30 – 5.00

Annual General Meeting – All welcome

 

5.00 – 6.00

Free Time

Enjoy a stroll on the beach or a drink at the bar

 

6.00

Dinner

Relax with old friends and meet new ones

Enjoy your meal with music and entertainment

 

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