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Governance in Aged Care (Wide Bay, QLD)

9 October 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

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Date:Thursday, 9 October 2019
Time:1.00pm - 4:45pm
Location:Wide Bay
Venue:Torbay Lifestyles, 43 Exeter Street, Torquay, 4655
Registration Fees:$470 per participant inc GST
Category:Governance Workshop
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The aged care sector has experienced over a decade of disruption in funding, clinical requirements and legislative changes amidst a background of changing consumer needs and expectations.
The learnings from the financial services royal commission, as well as the recently established royal commission into Australia’s aged care sector highlight the importance of putting the consumer first and finding the right balance between societal purpose and sustainability.


Return to your organisation with:

  • insight into your organisation's future challenges, requirements and key impacts of AACQA Standard 8, the royal commission and other government investigations, inquiries and reviews
  • tools to assist you identify key governance risks for the aged care sector board
  • questions to help you evaluate the effectiveness of information given to the board
  • lessons learnt from inquiries into other industries.

Who should attend this workshop? 

This workshop aims to equip directors, company secretaries, risk managers and other senior managers in aged care with insights, tools and questions to refine and strengthen their approaches.

Chris Edith, State Manager QLD, Leading Age Services Australia
Chris has been providing member support and advice in the Queensland office of LASA for 3 years prior to taking up the State Manager role and has travelled extensively across the State, convening Regional Industry Forums and Home Care and Residential Care Advisory group meetings. Chris provides support to members at all levels, including training, in-service support and consultancy. She is actively engaged across the state to ensure LASA maintains its high profile and credibility and value adds to members, internal business partners and external stakeholders.  Chris has provided back up support for Home Care and Residential Care; is passionate about people, paper and processes and supporting members at all levels.
Chris has extensive work experience with the (then) Aged Care Quality Agency as an assessor/reviewer and also with the Department of Health (Federal), including at the policy level. Chris also has many years of experience in the community sector and as a staff trainer and HR manager and holds a Bachelor of Education in Adult Education and Human Resource Management.

Paul Murphy, Principal Advisor, Retirement Living & Seniors Housing, Leading Age Services Australia
Paul has over 12 years’ experience in aged care, community care and retirement living having served as General Manager and Group General Manager for in Queensland not-for-profit and for-profit organisations. Previously, Paul worked in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations in NSW public hospitals then in QLD private hospital pharmacy services. He holds a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations, Certificate IV in Aged & Disability Services, is a former Qld State Councillor and Fellow of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI); Graduate of GAICD, GAIST-adv and is an experienced Company Director.


9 October 2019
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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Torbay Lifestyles
43 Exeter Street
Torquay, Queensland Australia


LASA Events
1300 111 636