Doors open at 11:30am
Annual Public Forum: 12:00 – 1:00pm
Light lunch 1:00 – 1:30pm
Post Forum Seminar: 1:45 – 3:00pm
Join us on Thursday 31 October as we explore what it will take to stop younger people going into aged care for good.
We ask: How long is too long?
Hear as young people who have lived in aged care, their families, NDIS and health executives, policy makers and sector professionals discuss what is needed.
Presenter Beverley O’Connor (ABC News 24) will lead the panel, including:
• Helen Burt – a younger woman who lives in aged care
• Vicki Rundle – Acting CEO, National Disability Insurance Agency
• Iain Edwards – Operations Director of Community Health, Peninsula Health
• Allanah Kennedy – Senior Manager Independence Division, Transport Accident Commission
This year’s forum will be followed by a seminar for people with disability, their families and those who work with them.
People who are stuck in hospital or aged care face a number of barriers – getting the right info, finding suitable housing, organising suitable support and making the most out of their NDIS funding.
This seminar will focus on ways to break through these barriers and get a successful housing outcome in the community.