LASA TRI-STATE CONFERENCE 2018

The LASA Tri-State Conference returned to Albury to regain its title as the premier age services event across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. The popular and well-respected conference is known for its friendly nature and accessibility to facilities in a regional location.

With over 40 educational sessions, over 50 speakers, and more than 30 trade exhibitors and sponsors, LASA’s Tri-State Conference 2018 was an event not to be missed. LASA looks forward to seeing you all again at the Tri-State Conference in 2019 for another year of excellent speakers and a wide variety of sponsors and exhibitors.

TRI-STATE PHOTO GALLERY

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SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS

Please find below a list of the presentations from the speakers at the Tri-State Conference. Please note that only presentations that have been approved by the presenters have been uploaded.

Sunday 4 February 2018

Sunday Plenary

Past, Present and Future Directions of Aged Care, Grant Corderoy, Senior Partner, StewartBrown

Sunday Plenary

Lessons from Regulatory Case Studies, Ann Wunsch, Executive Director, Operations, The Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

Focus Dinner 

Partnerships and Collaboration, Chris Karagiannis, General Manager, Benetas, Don Tidbury, CEO, Macedon Ranges Health

Monday 5 February 2018

Monday Plenary

Dementia Friendly Communities – Two Perspectives, Dan Douglass, CEO, Heathcote Health, Sandra Slatter, Founder, Heathcote Community Capacity Builders, Lucy O’Flaherty FAIM MAICD, CEO, Glenview

Monday Plenary

Ubercare, Renae Sullivan, General Manager, Ubercare

Monday Plenary 

How Do We Interest Young People to Work in Aged Care? Demand vs Supply, Ashley Fell, Team Leader, McCrindle

Monday Concurrent

Problems with Probate – Are you having trouble? Sabine Phillips, Partner, Gadens

Monday Concurrent

Significant Refurbishment: Fair Game? A Review of its Implementation So Far, John Engeler, Executive Manager Asset and Property Services, SummitCare

Monday Concurrent 

Significant Refurbishment: Fair Game? A Review of its Implementation so far, Nick Seeman, Director, Constructive Dialogue Architects

Monday Concurrent

Retirement Living – The State of Play, Paul Murphy, Principal Advisor Retirement Living and Seniors Housing, LASA

Monday Concurrent

Inclusive Services Standard, Ljubica Petrov, Manager, Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

Monday Concurrent 

Evaluation of the Primary Health Care Appointment Trial, Christine Ferlazzo, Aged and Primary Care Business Partner, Merri Health

Monday Concurrent

What does choice look like in Residential Aged Care? What does it mean for your business? Doreen Power, CEO Lyndoch Living

Tuesday 6 February 2018

Tuesday Concurrent

Changing Positions on the Field – Focusing on the Indirect Impact the Latest Changes to the Rule Book have on Retirement Village Operators and Residential Aged Care Providers, Amber Cartwright, Senior Finance Consultant, Ansell Strategic

Tuesday Concurrent

Moving Home: Health/Aged Care Partnerships for Older People with Severe Behavioural and/or Mental Health Needs in RACFs, Emily Gilfillan, Associate Director, Billard Leece Partnership

Tuesday Concurrent 

No Vacancy: Achieve Maximum Occupancy, Donald Swanborough, Senior Aged Care Adviser, Affinity Aged Care Financial Services

Tuesday Concurrent

Leading the Pack in Aged Care Good Governance, Catherine Maxwell FGIA, Director, Policy & Advocacy, Governance Institute of Australia Ltd

Tuesday Concurrent

The Changing Credit Landscape in Australia. What it means to you, Neil McKay, CEO, SME Finance Group

Tuesday Plenary 

The Principles, Processes, Practicalities of Transforming your Organisation, Re-Engineering your Business Model and Reinventing Your Culture Research and Innovation, Michael Goldsworthy, Principal Consultant, Australian Strategic Services

Tuesday Plenary

Disruption Ahead – The Health Care Industry in the Next Decade, Saeed Khan, NSW Digital Health Leader, Ernst and Young