Tag: mental health

Healthcare

Occupational Health & Safety

The importance of psychologically healthy workplaces for everyone

More than 3,000,000 Australians experience depression or anxiety and most commonly these are aged between 16 and 64 years – our working years (Heads Up 2014). Margo Lydon, CEO, SuperFriend will be presenting a keynote on the importance of psychologically healthy workplaces for everyone at the upcoming Workplace Wellness Conference. Prior to the event, we reached out…

10 Aug 2017, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Medico Legal Challenges: How can we Protect Patients and Encourage Medical Advancement?

We are delighted to have Assoc Prof Bernadette Richards, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide to present an address at the 2017 Medico Legal Congress. At Insights we've interviewed Prof Bernadette prior to the event. You are the current President of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law (AABHL) and your research projects at this time…

24 Jan 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Healthcare

A Lived Experience of Mental Health Reform and the NDIS

With only a few weeks until his address at the 4th Annual National Mental Health Conference in Melbourne, we thought a brief word with Michael Burge OAM, Consumer Advocate / Wellness Warrior, National Mental Health Consumer & Carer Forum (NMHCCF) would be the perfect prelude to the event. Presenting  'A Lived Experience of Mental Health Reform and…

9 Nov 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Providing the right support for individuals with an ABI

PROVIDING THE RIGHT SUPPORT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AN ABI Samantha Grant is a registered Clinical psychologist based in Sydney with over 17 years’ experience in Clinical Psychology services to adults (16 – 65) following complex and catastrophic injuries, particularly acquired brain injury. In the lead up to the 4th National Acquired Brain Injury Conference taking…

27 Oct 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Case Study | Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women’s Correctional Facility in NZ

In lead up to the Correctional Services Healthcare Summit, at Informa Insights, we spoke to Catherine Gavigan, Director, National Centre for Training and Development regarding her international case study on "Facilitating Peace Education Programmes in a Women's Correctional Facility in New Zealand". You are the Director at National Centre for Training and Development -What have…

13 Sep 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Managing Ageing Patients: Reception to Palliative Care

Mr Chris Puplick AM, Chair of the Board, Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network (NSW) will be speaking at the Correctional Services Healthcare Conference.  In the lead up to the 7th Annual Correctional Services Healthcare Conference, at Informa Insights, we had a chance to speak to Chris about his most recent work with Justice Health…

12 Sep 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Occupational Health & Safety

Safety And Security Risks in Hospitals

This year’s Safe & Secure Hospitals Conference taking place on 17-18 October 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins will address code grey responses, incident reporting, training and education for security and clinical staff, legal protection, improvements to communication between staff, patients and visitors, strengthening healthcare policy and the importance of clinical governance, security risk…

5 Sep 2016, by Test Test

Occupational Health & Safety

Why should you promote physical & mental health at workplace?

The upcoming Workplace Wellness Conference 2016 will examine the strategies to enhance the well-being and productivity of the Australian workforce. This conference will focus on 10 industry case studies this year - featuring : Olly Bridge's (Head of Corporate, Health & Wellbeing, Medibank) case study on 'Medibank's journey of merging physical, technology and people to new HQ's in…

26 Feb 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Mental Health Conference 2015 – Event Highlights

The 3rd Annual National Mental Health Conference in November 2015 has been a great success. A comprehensive 2 day program welcomed 25 high-calibre speakers with a vast range of knowledge and experience of the mental health sector, including keynote presentations from David Butt, CEO & Commissioner for the National Mental Health Commission and John Feneley,…

7 Dec 2015, by Test Test

Healthcare

Solving the Mental Health Crisis in Australian Correctional Facilities

The 6th annual Correctional Services Healthcare Summit will be held on the 24th – 25th of August at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel in Melbourne and will deal with a large range of issues surrounding healthcare in a correctional setting, including prisoner mental health, rehabilitation and models of care. Jim Coombs is a retired magistrate, former barrister and economist,…

21 Jul 2015, by Test Test

Healthcare

Breaking the myths and misconceptions of dementia

"My advice to others is to never give up, to utilise as much support as possible without allowing it to erode your self-worth, to reclaim your pre-diagnosis life, and finally, ignore those who seek to minimise you or your disabilities." - Kate Swaffer On Living with Dementia and the Pursuit of Reclaiming One’s Life When…

19 Jun 2015, by Test Test

Healthcare

Getting the NDIS design right for people with a psychosocial disability

There are a huge number of national reforms affecting the mental health sector at the moment and Frank Quinlan, CEO of Mental Health Australia, joins us to discuss these and highlights the need to ensure that people aren’t left “falling through the cracks”. Within these reforms, the NDIS provides a historic opportunity to deliver services…

17 Mar 2015, by Test Test