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Melbourne Aged Care Conference

The Melbourne Aged Care Conference will be covering how to prevent unnecessary transfers to hospital, when to listen and when to speak when dealing with complaints, care considerations for an older person with dementia, the latest on safe sedative use, the role of dementia care mapping and much more.

11 Nov 2021 - 12 Nov 2021
Oaks On Collins in Melbourne, VIC, 3000.
VIC
Events

Brisbane Aged Care Conference

In today’s contentious aged care environment, it has never been more necessary to have quick access to education that raises the bar for registered nurses in aged care. 

The Brisbane Aged Care Conference covers how to prevent unnecessary transfer to hospital, when to listen and when to speak when dealing with complaints, care considerations for an older person with dementia, the latest on safe sedative use and the role of dementia care mapping.

25 Nov 2021 - 26 Nov 2021
Mercure Hotel Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD, 4000
QLD
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Stir A Cuppa For Seniors

Seniors Rights Victoria

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2021 is on Tuesday the 15th of June. Once again, we’re looking to councils, community groups and local organisations to join us in promoting the rights of older people as a way of preventing elder abuse occurring in our communities.

Join us for a Conversation on Ageing facilitated by Gerard Mansour, Commissioner for Senior Victorians and Ambassador for Elder Abuse Prevention with a small discussion panel of seniors and a young person from lively.org.au

Dress code: Add a touch of purple to your attire.

15 Jun 2021
Flagstaff Gardens, Corner of William St and Dudley St, West Melbourne, VIC 3003
VIC
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Walks Against Elder Abuse

COTA Tasmania

Join us for Walks Against Elder Abuse and other WEAAD activities on Tuesday 15 June.

HOBART WALK: WHEN: Gather at 9.45am for a 10am start, Tuesday 15 June. WHERE: Collins St end of Elizabeth Street Mall.

LAUNCESTON WALK: WHEN: Gather at 9.45am for a 10am start, Tuesday 15 June. WHERE: St John St end of Civic Square.

BURNIE WALK: WHEN: Gather at 9.45am for a 10am start, Tuesday 15 June. WHERE: Wilmot St footpath outside the Marine Terrace car park, opposite the cinema.

Registrations are essential for all walks. To register email lynm@cotatas.org.au or phone 6231 3265 by 10 June.

15 Jun 2021
Tasmania
TAS
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Melbourne Disability Expo

Social Impact Institute

The Melbourne Disability Expo is set to be the biggest and most anticipated Disability Event on the 2021 Calendar. The National Disability Insurance Scheme is now rolled out across most of Victoria metro and regional areas. This means thousands of residents with disabilities from the greater Melbourne region have gained greater control over their lives and will be on the lookout for the most suitable services in their local area to meet their individual needs.

19 Nov 2021 - 20 Nov 2021
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre South Wharf
VIC
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Brisbane Disability Expo

Social Impact Institute

The Brisbane Disability Expo is set to be the biggest and most anticipated Disability Expo on the 2021 Brisbane calendar. Thousands of residents with disabilities from the greater Brisbane region will have the opportunity to gain greater control over their lives and be on the lookout for the most suitable services in their local area to meet their individual needs.

15 Oct 2021 - 16 Oct 2021
Royal International Convention Centre 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, QLD
QLD
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Sydney Disability Expo

Social Impact Institute

People with Disability are embracing My Future, My Choice as a way to control how they want to live their lives now and plan for the future. The Sydney Disability Expo will link thousands of people with a disability with hundreds of product and service providers as well as presenting a range of informative and interactive presentations delivered by industry experts.

06 Aug 2021 - 07 Aug 2021
SYDNEY SHOWGROUNDS - HALL 4
NSW
Report

OPERA Phase 1 Evaluation Report.

OPERA

This report evaluates the Phase 1 community consultation process about older people's perceptions and experiences of ageism. 

VIC
National
Ageism
Real Stories
Research & Reports
Video

OPERA Real Stories

OPERA

The OPERA videos bring awareness to the stories of empowered, resilient, active older people in the East.

Older people in the Eastern metropolitan region of Melbourne want to challenge ageism, age discrimination and elder abuse with the following messages about a positive journey of ageing: We are still here. We have survived. We still ask questions. We are still learning. We still aspire to more. Listen to us. Life hasn't stopped.

VIC
National
Ageism
Real Stories
Events

NT Grandparents Day

COTA NT

The first ever Grandparents Day for the Northern Territory is on the last Sunday of October.

Territorians everywhere will be encouraged to hold their own celebration of their grandparents, grand-friends, kin, and those who take on the role of a grandparent in their family or community.

The ntgrandparentsday.org.au website launching soon will include everything you need to know. 

31 Oct 2021
NT
NT