Session Speaker Presentations

Carers NSW 2015 Biennial Conference

Innovation

Young Carers Taking the Lead

Bonnie Faulkner, Coordinator, Children and Young People Services, Carers NSW

Paul Sinclair, Founder and Director, Mirri Mirri
Young Carer Leaders

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Co-design with carers - NSW Carers Strategy

Helen McFarlane, Principal Policy Officer, NSW Department of Family & Community Services
Cheryl Koenig OAM, Member of the NSW Carers Advisory Council

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What Carers Teach Us: Introducing health care workers to the carer experience through online multi-media training

Dr Sian White PhD, Manager, Carer Support Unit, Central Coast Local Health District
Maureen Strudwick BAppSc (OccTher) M.Ed, Central Coast Local Health District
Dr Jean Neil, Retired Carer

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Design requirements of carers of young people with disability

Toni Adams, Research Associate, Enabling Built Environment Research Program (EBEP), University of New South Wales

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The PASSPORT Program

Dominique Northam, Coordinator, Port Stephens Community Options

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Stronger Carers

Marleina Fahey, Dementia Consultant / Project Manager, BaptistCare, NSW & ACT

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Opening Doors, Unlocking Potential - a rural approach to supporting dementia carers

Nola Hergenhan, Carer Support Worker, Mobile Respite Team, Alzheimer's Australia, NSW

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Carers Needs in the Chronic Disease Setting: A Pilot Project

Janice Oliver, Carer Program Manager, Ambulatory and Primary Health Care, South East Sydney Local Health District 
Deborah Kelly, Care Coordination Manager Integrated Care  Unit, South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

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Inclusion

Ability Links NSW

Nicholas Gleeson, Community Leader

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Carers in the news. Examining the media’s portrayal of individuals who care for people with and without disabilities

Dr Hugh T.J. Bainbridge,  Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Business School, University of New South Wales

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Improving the quality of decision making on health interventions: incorporating the long-term economic impacts of informal (unpaid) care

Michelle M Cunich PhD,  Research Fellow in Health Economics, The University of Sydney and Conjoint Lecturer, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle

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The together program - support groups for carers of people with disability in NSW. The journey so far... the impact for carers...

Ros Richardson, together Program Coordinator, Carers NSW
Kevin Paton, Samaritans
Laurel Lambert, ANSA Carer Support Group

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The NDIS: Where do carers stand?

Sarah Judd,  Policy Officer, Carers NSW

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Caring into Old Age: The wellbeing and support needs of parent carers of people with disabilities

Sue King, Director of Advocacy and Research, Anglicare

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The Right to Privacy - A legal perspective for carers in a multi-agency and digital world
Diversity

Nalika Padmasena, Solicitor, Aged-care Rights Services Inc

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Diversity

Living My Way  - Being prepared

June Reimer, Executive Officer, Aboriginal Disability Network

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Supporting LGBTIQ carers with pride

Meredith Butler, Carer and Community Education Officer (LGBTIQ), Carers Victoria
Carolina Simpson, Policy and Development Officer, Carers NSW

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Supporting Aboriginal Carers

Sharlene McKenzie, The Benevolent Society
Paula Leota-Tuimavave, Team Leader, South East Sydney Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre, The Benevolent Society

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Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Caregivers in Australia

Dr Janelle Levesque, Researcher, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, University of New South Wales

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Love Stories: Caring journeys of aged Greek carers

Debbie Horsfall, St George Migrant  Resource Centre; UNSW; South East Sydney Local Health District

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Preferences for access to therapy service for people with disability in Rural Australia: a discrete choice experiment 

Gisselle Gallego, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney

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Mapping a community: NDIS outreach in the Turkish community – A Case Study

Ingrid Boland, Co-ordinator, Ethnic People with a Disability Program, Ethnic Community Services Co-operative
Tom Hinton, Project Officer, Inner West Multicultural Access Project, Ethnic Community Services Co-operative

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A Place-Based Approach to Working With Aboriginal Carers

David Crew, Manager, Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre
Anny Druett, Cross Cultural Coach, and Founder of Cultural Bridge Builders 

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Young Carers

WeCare! – Young Carer School Ambassadors

Dr Sian White, Manager, Carer Support Unit, Central Coast Local Health District

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Paper

Family Tribes – A program for young Aboriginal carers

Tracey Brown, Youth Health Services Manager, Sydney Local Health District
Suwana Combo, Aboriginal Health Education Officer, Youthblock Youth Health Service

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Working Carers

Supporting working carers

Jo Tilly, Manager Research and Policy, Diversity Council Australia
Katherine Stone, Executive Manager, Policy, Education and Research, Carers NSW

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Master Class

What makes for carer friendly employment? Investigating flexibility and supportive workplace practices

Dr Hugh T.J. Bainbridge, Senior Lecturer, School of Management, Business School, University of New South Wales
Dr Timothy Broady, Senior Research and Development Officer, Carers NSW

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What's in a Policy? A case study examining factors which impact on the successful combining of caring and paid employment

Jacinta Wall, Occupational Therapist, The Wollongong Hospital

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Working and Caring - It’s a very messy line: Supporting staff in the public health setting – a presentation

Anne Funke, Project Officer Carer Program, South East Sydney Local Health District

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Posterboards

Planning Ahead with Wills, Powers of Attorney, Enduring Guardianship and Advance Care Directives and introducing ‘Taking Care of Business’ – Planning Ahead resource for Aboriginal people in NSW

Katie Mears, Senior Client Information Officer, Office of the Public Guardian

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Carers NSW 2014 Carer Survey

Dr Timothy Broady, Senior Research and Development Officer, Carers NSW

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The together Program

Matthew Elder, Education and Training Officer, Carers NSW

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TOP 5 – Engaging with carers to improve the care of individuals with dementia

Erin Gilmore, Project Officer, Clinical Excellence Commission

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Carers Craft Studio

Ruth Weston, Registration and Information Service Advisor/Craft Studio Project Officer, Carers NSW
Debra Fulloun, Carer

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