Conference Program

The ACCPA Tasmanian Conference offers a comprehensive program designed for Aged Care Board Directors, Executives, and Management professionals spanning Residential Aged Care, Home Care, Retirement Living, and Seniors Housing Providers. It provides a valuable opportunity to network with industry peers while gaining insights from expert speakers and presentations. With a focus on navigating ongoing reforms and sustaining excellence in aged care delivery, this full-day conference is tailored to address the needs of the sector.

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Tuesday 5 March 2024
2:00pm-5:00pm

ACCPA will be holding a member engagement workshop on the day prior to the conference commencing.

ACCPA Member Engagement Workshop 

 

Wednesday 6 March 2024
8:00am-9:00am Registration and Meet & Greet
9:00am-9:05am Conference Opening & Welcome Geraldine Ellis-Maguire, General Manager Relations – Member Relations & Services, ACCPA
9:05am-9:15am Welcome to Country Uncle Dougie Mansell
9:15am-9:20am Gold Sponsor Address John Moore, Director and Principal Consultant, Aged Care Advisory Service
9:20am-9:45am ACCPA CEO Address Tom Symondson, Chief Executive Officer, ACCPA
9:45am-10:10am Aged Care Reform Update Greg Pugh, Acting First Assistant Secretary, Reform Implementation Division, Department of Health and Aged Care
10:10am-10:35am Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Update Janet Anderson PSM, Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission
10:35am-10:40am Gold Sponsor Address Carmen Ransley, Business Relationship and Engagement Manger, HESTA
10:40am-11:00am Morning Tea
11:00am-11:30am Tasmanian Aged Care Data Insights  Grant Corderoy, Senior Partner, StewartBrown
11:30am-12:15pm Panel: The New Aged Care Act – What it Means for Providers

Tom Symondson, Chief Executive Officer, ACCPA (Facilitator)

Roald Versteeg, General Manager Policy & Advocacy, ACCPA

Alison Standen, Chief Executive Officer, Corumbene

Jackie Howard, Board Member, ACCPA

Catherine Daley, Chief Executive Officer, Integratedliving

12:15pm-1:15pm Networking Lunch – With invited representatives from the major Tasmanian political parties.
1:15pm-1:45pm Findings from the Council of Elders – The Lived Experience

Professor Tom Calma AO, Senior Australian of the Year 2023 and Council of Elders

Gillian Groom AO, Council of Elders

1:45pm-2:15pm Educational Interventions to Address the Rising Impact of Dementia  Professor James Vickers, Distinguished Professor & Director Wicking Dementia Centre, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre
2:15pm-3:00pm Panel: To Merge or Not to Merge

Facilitator: Grant Corderoy, Senior Partner, StewartBrown

Jackie Howard, Board Member, ACCPA

Justine Barwick, CEO, District Nurses

Jason Binder, Managing Director, Respect

Lyndon Stevenson, CEO Community Transport Services Tasmania (CTST)

3:00pm-3:30pm Afternoon Tea
3:30pm-4:00pm Churchill Fellowship Findings Peter Williams, CEO, OneCare
4:00pm-4:30pm Leading Through Change: Igniting Lifelong Learning and Motivation in Aged Care Leadership Dr Edwin Trevor-Roberts, CEO, Trevor-Roberts
4:30pm Conference Close Geraldine Ellis-Maguire, General Manager Relations – Member Relations & Services, ACCPA