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Falls prevention in WA: A networking event
30 November 2021 @ 4:45 pm - 7:00 pmFREE
Join us in the lead-up to the ANZFP Conference 2021 for a WA-based falls prevention professional development and networking evening.
The evening will host a series of presenters and panel discussions, showcasing the latest falls prevention evidence across the community, hospital, and residential aged-care settings.
The event will provide an opportunity for attendees to contribute to a discussion around falls prevention in WA and is suited to any professionals working in falls prevention.
In-person registration, networking, and refreshments to open from 4:45pm for in-person attendees, with formalities to commence at 5:30pm.
4:45pm: Registrations open (food available for in-person attendees)
5:30pm: Welcome and introduction, Professor Anne-Marie Hill, University of Western Australia
5:35pm: Snapshot of falls in Western Australia, Joanna Collins, Injury Matters
5:45pm: Falls in the Community, Tony Petta, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
5:55pm: Panel Discussion: Addressing Falls in the Community Setting
Panel members: Dr. Elissa Burton, Curtin University, Kristie Harper, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, and Rachel Meade, Injury Matters
6:15pm: Falls Management in Hospital, Su Kitchen, Osborne Park Hospital
6:25pm: Falls in Residential Aged Care Facilities, Dr. Kim Watkins, Curtin University
6:35pm: Panel Discussion: Addressing Falls in the Hospital and Residential Aged Care Settings
Panel members: Professor Christopher Etherton-Beer, University of Western Australia, Dr. Marcus Ang, Edith Cowan University, and Dr. Jacqueline Francis-Coad, Curtin University
6:55pm: Australia and New Zealand Falls Prevention Conference update, Professor Anne-Marie Hill, University of Western Australia.
7:00pm: Event close