Managing in the Aged Care Spotlight

3 – 12 April 2021 | Cruising the South Pacific Departing Sydney

Phone: 07 4153 4215
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Phone: 02 6674 2577
Email: [email protected]

Managing in the Aged Care Spotlight

32 CPD Hours

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One of the key opportunities identified by the Royal Commission into the aged care sector is the importance of good management necessary to consistently meet the requirements of the quality and safety standards.

This Conference aims to provide you with knowledge and skill in critical areas of management in the aged care sector and the ongoing opportunity to continue your learning with our bespoke aged care managers course.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Understanding of what it means to be a manager in aged care and how to use your position to enhance the aged persons experience of the service.
  • Investigate the concepts of leadership, communication, performance management, clinical governance, and succession planning to enhance your performance and the performance of your team.
  • Explore the current funding models for aged care and review key accounting strategies – from profit and loss analysis to preventing fraud to maximise the dollars available for actual service delivery.
  • Review the Aged Care Quality Standards and the role of management in staff’s ability to delivery of same.

Not your typical Nursing CPD Conference

Our Presenters:

Elizabeth Wilmott

BA, Grad Dip Ed, GCM, GAICD, FILP

Elizabeth has been involved in education for over 30 years. Her experience includes teaching primary secondary, adult literacy, tutoring, executive professional development, coaching and developing high performing teams.

Over the last 10+ years, Elizabeth has focused on developing individual and teams across the health sector to achieve their potential through exploring the benefits of diversity in thinking preferences, managing for mutual outcomes and challenging the status quo. 

Pam Bridges

R.N., BACH in Social Welfare, Grad Dip Health Services 

Pam is Registered Nurse with a BA Social Welfare and a Graduate Diploma in Health Services Management.  Over her career she has been involved with a wide range of State and National Committees and Reference Groups representing industry views and interests.

Pam has been working at PBC – Pam Bridges Consulting – for the past six years where she has undertaken a wide range of tasks including Nurse Adviser, Expert Witness tasks for the Coroner, Complaint investigations, Gap audits and more.  This work has been carried out in both the residential and home care sectors.

Sue Walker

R.N., BACH NURSING (Admin), M.P.H.C. (Palliative Care), MACN

Specialist Nurse Educator

Sue Walker is a Director and co-founder of the Nurses for Nurses Network and the Nursing CPD Institute. As a Registered Nurse Sue holds Degrees in Nursing and Health Administration, a Master’s Degree in Primary Health Care majoring in Palliative Care, as well as a number of certificate courses in Psychiatry of Ageing, Gerontology, Chemotherapy Administration, Training and Assessment, and is also an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Trainer.

Conference Program:

The program content is provided by expert Educators with extensive clinical and education experience. The education content provided in this program meets the same exacting standards as anything offered in an Australian land-based program.

No matter what conference you attend you always need accommodation a cruise ship provides a great all-inclusive accommodation option to enhance your Conference experience.

The Nurses for Nurses Network combines great education with fabulous travel adventures. We have taken a holistic approach to  Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to ensure you get the most out of your education-travel experience.

In the spirit of adult learning, the Conference is delivered in two formats. The live presentations delivered in the Conference Room and there is the online library which is open one month prior to the actual Conference dates. The library is an essential component of the entire Conference program.

The library consists of Conference material supplied by the Presenter/s which can include any of the following:

  • Research documents
  • Links to external information
  • Recorded Conference presentations
  • Electronic Notepads

The research documents and recorded Conference presentation form part of the Continuing Professional Development activities but are delivered to you prior to the commencement date so that you can start your Conference Program early. If you choose not to undertake these activities prior, there is a two week window post the Conference where the library remains open to you. You can also undertake the library activities during the actual Conference.

Below is a snapshot of the Conference Program.

day one:

03 april 2021 | Sydney

Make sure you are up on deck to be a part of the “setting sail” festivities as we say farewell to destination.

Evening: Enjoy this opportunity to mingle with the other attendees at the complimentary drinks and Conference Registration function.

day two:

04 april 2021 | At Sea | Conference day

Sessions presented today:

  • Managing Money Workshop
  • Managing People Workshop

 

day three:

05 April | At Sea | Conference day

Sessions presented today:

  • Managing Governance – Clinical
  • Managing Self

day four:

06 april 2021 | Nouméa, New Caledonia

An understated and underappreciated cultural mixing pot, brimming with stunning views, rich food and a turbulent but fascinating history. 

The mix of both French and local Kanak culture, intermingled with aspects of Vietnamese and Indonesian influence, has created a unique travel experience in Nouméa and New Caledonia.

day five:

07 april 2021 | port villa, vanuatu

Port Vila is the harborside capital and main hub of Vanuatu, on Efate island. Its small downtown is home to colorful market stalls selling produce and local handicrafts.  The town is a base for diving and trips to Mele Cascades, a multi-tiered waterfall with rock pools in a rainforest.

 

day six:

08 april 2021 | mystery island, vanuatu

Mystery Island. A little secret gem off Vanuatu, in the South Pacific. Only reachable by cruise ship. If you’ve got a day to spend there, there is plenty to do.

Wander through the beach village markets and meet the friendly happy locals selling sarongs, postcards and other island trinkets. There’s a large open-air braiding hut and various food and drink stands. You must try the freshly cooked lobster and banana pie!

day seven:

09 April 2021 | lifou, new caledonia

With its long, white sandy beaches and cliffs bathed in beautiful crystalline water, Lifou, New Caledonia offers no shortage of spectacular diving spots and hiking paths. The island’s varied landscapes are echoed by the nature of its inhabitants. Open and friendly, they offer visitors a warm welcome.

    day eight:

    10 april 2021 | At Sea | Conference day

    Sessions presented today:

    • Managing Governance – Organisational
    • Managing Money

    day eight:

    11 april 2021 | At Sea | Conference day

    Sessions presented today:

    • Managing People
    • Managing Self

    Time & Venue: TBA | Conference Farewell Reception

    Take this opportunity to enjoy complimentary Drinks and Canapes function as the conference draws to a close and we say farewell to new friends and colleagues.

    day NINE:

    11 July 2020 | Sydney

    Disembark in Sydney – Safe travels!

    The Venue:

    Voyager of the Seas

    Sailings onboard Voyager of the Seas® are one of the very best ways to embark on a culture discovery holiday. Just unpack once, and roam more new shores, with plenty of world-class dining, entertainment and nightlife on deck in between.

    Let's talk about your accommodation

    Redefining the cruising experience one room at a time. Our staterooms are an alluring escape from the non-stop action that our cruise ships are known for. From our spectacular views to our deluxe amenities, a stay with us is like nothing else at sea.

    All you have to do is unpack and relax. Your room steward will clean and tidy your room every day all you need to do is get dressed, grab your bag and start your adventure.

    Dining Options

    Take a flavour-filled journey to the exotic Far East at Izumi. Find your element with rustic Italian dishes served with a contemporary flair at Giovanni’s Table. Indulge in the cut above the rest hand-cut steaks at Chops Grille. Or embark on a globe-trotting gourmet adventure at Windjammer Café.

    Relax and Unwind

    Enjoy some much-needed relaxation - From renewing facials to massages and body wraps designed just for you, the cruise spas Vitality program offers so many ways to treat yourself and leave all your cares behind while enjoying your getaway. If it’s exercise that moves you, sign up for a guided session or follow your own favourite routine at the state-of-the-art Vitality Fitness centre.

    Take in a Cruise Show

    Royal Caribbean International® sets the cruise industry standard with dazzling, full-scale productions, every night on every cruise – all included in your fare. We're the only cruise line offering awe-inspiring Tony Award®-winning Broadway musicals, as well as ice skating, dive shows and original productions.

    Conference  Conveners

    Sue Walker

    Jason Dawson

    Conference Governance Committee

    The Governance oversight for the content of this Conference program and the issuing of the associated CPD Certificate is provided by the Education Governance Committee of the Nursing CPD Institute (NCI). The NCI is committed to providing high quality, clinically relevant education for Nurses. They believe that the knowledge and skills of an individual Nurse has a huge impact on the success of a patient’s experience in the healthcare system and provide a range of education content to do just that. The education sessions are provided by and in consultation with subject experts with proven experience in their field of speciality.

    Find out more about the NCI Education Governance Committee>>

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    Look what others have said…

    Was fantastic, networking was great presenters just brilliant.

    Carolyn

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    It is a great way to get CPD points and holiday at the same time. The information from the presenters is great, informative. Good participation from everyone.

    Marion

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    Great educational experience and a wonderful way to see the world.

    LInda

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    FAQS

    Can I bring the family?

    Because a cruise is such a fabulous holiday experience, your family and friends can join you on your CPD Travel adventure. Whilst you are attending lectures there are heaps of activities to keep them busy including an exceptional kid's club program.  Simply talk to the Team at Education at Sea, they can organise all your and your travelling companion's travel arrangements. Contact the Team at Education at Sea.

    What if I need kid-free time?

    If you only want to mix with adults most ships have an adults only area with entry only available to people over the age of 18. Guests will jump for joy upon discovering this private retreat where they can connect with the ocean - and disconnect from everything else.

    Can you give me some tips on Cruising?

    We sure can......whether you are a seasoned cruiser or this is your first time onboard a cruise ship out Ultimate Guide to Cruising is sure to have some useful tips and advice to ensure you have a fantastic time on this Travel CPD adventure.

    Can you organise for me to share a room with someone?

    We can't promise - but we can pop your name on a waiting list and if another person asks the same question we can put you in contact with each other and you can decide if you are both compatible to share a cabin.

    Contact the fabulous people at Education at Sea on 02 6674 2577 for more information.

    Costs & Inclusions

    • An extensive Conference program based on current best practice
    • Education content that meets the same exacting standards as anything offered in an Australian land-based program
    • Conference Presenter/s that is a recognised expert in their field and are excited to be able to share their skill, knowledge, and passion with Conference Attendees
    • An online Conference library filled to the brim with educational content that allows you to create your own learning experience by completing pre-conference education activities
    • A Registration Reception including complimentary drinks where you can meet other Conference Attendees and network with Conference Convenors and Conference Presenter/s
    • Editable electronic note pages that can be downloaded to your device of choice
    • A Conference pack that includes a notepad, pen, lanyard (this is important on a cruise ship to attach your room key which becomes your lifeline on a ship) and additional information to support a fantastic Conference experience
    • The opportunity to meet as a group in various Conference open forums, in one of the many fabulous locations on the ship
    • A complimentary Farewell Drinks and Canapes Function held on the last night of the Conference to celebrate new friendships and information gained
    • A Conference Transcript that identifies each session held at the Conference including the session synopsis and session presenter/s
    • A Certificate of Completion identifying the CPD hours attached to the Conference Program for you to include in your CPD Evidence Portfolio
    Disclaimer:  The opinions and statements of facts expressed in the Papers in these proceedings are those of the Authors and do not necessarily represent those of the Nurses for Nurses Network (NfNN), the editors, the organising committee or the supporters of this conference. No responsibility can be accepted by the organisers for errors or omissions in the individual papers. Sessions are correct at time of publication. Sessions are subject to change without notice due to circumstances beyond the control of the organisers. NfNN reserves the right to alter charges, cancel, postpone, change or withdraw the product or service at any time.

    Registration Cost

    $990.00


    Conference registration and deposits are being handled by our Conference Partner – Education at Sea.

    This is a fabulous program – to secure your place at this Conference you need to contact Education at Sea to find out about all the cabin options available.

    Once you have paid your deposit, your registration is confirmed and you can start planning your Conference getaway.

    Please note: Conference registration does not include accommodation or travel costs.

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