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2019


December

3 Managing Complaints and Tricky Situations
This free seminar is for quality managers, practice managers, individual practitioners and anyone else who deals with complaints in Victorian health services. Senior complaint resolution staff from the Health Complaints Commissioner will lead the presentation and take participants through relevant scenarios, group tasks and a Q&A about managing difficult complaints effectively when emotions run high. The seminar will be held at Level 26, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

Event Contact: Alison Vickers
Email: hccevents@hcc.vic.gov.au

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Understanding the new Charter of Aged Care Rights
Advocacy Tasmania and Older Persons Advocacy Network are hosting this free interactive educational event to inform consumers, carers and families, and providers about the new Charter of Aged Care Rights. The event will include a focus on Home Care and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme.
By attending this event you will learn:

  • What are rights
  • What are the 14 consumer rights in the new Charter of Aged Care Rights
  • Key changes and rationale for change, including alignment with the new Aged Care Quality Standards
  • Benefits of the changes for both consumers and providers
  • Charter implementation requirements and timelines
  • What does signing the Charter mean, and the consumer’s right not to sign
  • What is aged care advocacy and what support is available
  • What resources are available to assist with understanding the Charter and supporting conversations
Event contact: Tom Linnane
Email: media@opan.com.au
 
   

November

   
21 Understanding the Health Records Act
This free introductory seminar is for staff who collect, disclose or hold health information at agencies or health services in Victoria. The session will provide an overview of Victorian privacy legislation. HCC staff will go through organisational responsibilities and the Act’s health privacy principles using case studies, group discussions and a Q&A. The seminar will be held at Level 26, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

Event Contact: Alison Vickers
Email: hccevents@hcc.vic.gov.au

28 Learn to Write Easy English
A two day event - Learn to write Easy English.
Melbourne 28 and 29 November 2019.

44% of the adult Australian population do not have the literacy to manage a range of day to day reading tasks. We need to be better at how we provide written information for our clients and families.  Learn about the latest research, about Easy English compared with Easy Read. You will learn about all aspects of how to develop quality Easy English. This workshop is appropriate for anyone who writes for the public.

Event Contact: Cathy Basterfield
Email:cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au
 

   

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September

4 Choice For Voice 2020
In 2020 the British Voice Association (BVA) are set to host our own dedicated, multidisciplinary voice conference. ‘Choice for Voice’ 2020 will take place on the 4-6 September at leading European Conservatoire, Leeds College of Music. The theme of the conference is to be ‘Crossing Boundaries in Voice’, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary approaches to health, performance, and research in the field of voice. In particular we are keen to shine a light on research and practice that acknowledges the holistic nature of voice use, as well as those who draw upon other fields of practice in order to inform and enhance their own. Key areas for discussion include; physical and mental wellbeing for voice users, voice and the workplace, and crossing genre boundaries in pedagogy and performance.
Keynote speakers are to be Professor Janice Chapman, Christina Shewell, Markus Hess, MD and Professor Kenneth Bozeman. In addition to this CoMeT (Collegium Medicorum Theatri) will also be hosting a one day conference in tandem with ours on Thursday 3rd of September with some integration into Friday 4th as well.

More information available online

Event contact: Craig Antony Lees
Email: president@britishvoiceassociation.org.uk

   

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15 1 day Key Word Sign workshop - Braybrook
The one day Key Word Sign workshop includes: An interactive teaching environment; hearning a basic vocabulary of signs to use in everyday settings; how to choose which signs to teach; principles of Key Word Sign and Gesture; and how sign helps communication development.
Suitable for: Speech Pathologists, Parents/Carers, Family & Community Members, Childcare & Disability Staff, Teachers, Educators & Support Workers, other Allied Health Professionals, Anyone in the community.
Every participant in a Victorian Calendar Key Word Sign workshop receives the current edition of Getting started with Key Word Sign (Auslan Edition) as part of their registration. Registration also includes: Morning & afternoon tea. Please BYO lunch.
Registration and further detail online: www.trybooking.com/578596

Event contact: Zita Canning
Email: admin@keywordsignvictoria.org
 
22 1 day Key Word Sign workshop - Geelong
The one day Key Word Sign workshop includes: An interactive teaching environment; hearning a basic vocabulary of signs to use in everyday settings; how to choose which signs to teach; principles of Key Word Sign and Gesture; and how sign helps communication development.
Suitable for: Speech Pathologists, Parents/Carers, Family & Community Members, Childcare & Disability Staff, Teachers, Educators & Support Workers, other Allied Health Professionals, Anyone in the community.
Every participant in a Victorian Calendar Key Word Sign workshop receives the current edition of Getting started with Key Word Sign (Auslan Edition) as part of their registration. Registration also includes: Morning & afternoon tea. Please BYO lunch.
Registration and further detail online: www.trybooking.com/578596

Event contact: Zita Canning
Email: admin@keywordsignvictoria.org

   

January