Aged Care, Disability & Mental Health

This content community hosts content which is most relevant to those in the aged care sector, mental health sector, disability and social assistance more broadly. This content community provides a wealth of unique, rich content particularly relating to the content raised in our flagship conferences:

  • National Disability Summit
  • National Dementia Conference
  • Aged Care Reform Conference
  • Correctional Services Healthcare Summit
  • Chronic Disease Management Summit

Each episode offers fresh insights in different formats from Speaker Insights, to Innovation Champions, Fireside chats and much more.

Latest videos

01 NovSPEAKER SPOTLIGHT with Dr Eliana Close

In this episode Dr Eliana Close takes us through the status of VAD laws in Australia and provides insights on what jurisdictions considering voluntary assisted dying reform should be investing in now.

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01 NovEnhancing the health of people released from prison

It is well documented that rates of physical and mental ill health are elevated among people in prison.

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01 NovSPEAKER SPOTLIGHT with Anita Goh

We speak with Anita regarding the importance of co-design and how this is crucial for the aged care sector.

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01 NovEVENT HIGHLIGHT | Timely Diagnoses & Recognising Symptoms to Improve Dementia Care

This episode discusses Timely Diagnoses and Recognising Symptoms to Improve Dementia Care.

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Overcoming the challenges of perioperative care delivery in rural Australia

  • June 8, 2021

Bringing quality perioperative care to people in rural areas is an important, but challenging, experience. Rural Australians have statistically poorer health...


Becoming Australia’s second quadriplegic doctor – insights from Dr. Dinesh Palipana

  • September 23, 2020

As a quadriplegic medical professional, Dr. Dinesh Palipana spends much of his time at hospital. Either tending patients or being one...


COVID-19 is as much an aged care mental health crisis as it is a physical one, researcher says

  • August 26, 2020

Australia was approximately fourteen months into its Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety when the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic...


Vaccine development – what have we learned from COVID-19?

  • August 18, 2020

From the moment a pandemic is declared, every day, week and month that passes without a vaccine is significant. Globally, Coronavirus...


The right support for people living with dementia

  • March 30, 2020

Anne has always loved writing poetry. It was the one thing she would look forward to in English classes at school,...


Whistleblowing protections vital for improving aged care in Australia

  • September 23, 2019

Improving protections for whistleblowers should be the one of the first steps taken by government to ensure reasonable standards of aged...


Aged Care + Social Assistance - Breakdown

  • Aged Care / Mental Health / Disability - 24%
  • Community / Primary Health - 22%
  • Local Health Districts - 17%
  • Policy / Government / Associations / Advocacy - 13%
  • Hospitals - 12%
  • University / Research - 9%
  • Other - 3%

Associated Events

National Dementia & Aged Care Reform Conference

7-9 September 2021 | Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

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National Disability Summit

16-17 August 2021 | Crown Melbourne And Virtually Delivered

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Correctional Services Healthcare Summit

25-26 May 2021 | Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne

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