Southern Services Reform Group
The Southern Services Reform Group (SSRG) and the City of Onkaparinga are partnering with the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) to bring you a seminar featuring the AAG 2016 Gary Andrews Visiting Fellow Paul Cann
The Campaign to End Loneliness: No end in sight, but you gotta have a dream.
Monday 7 November 10:30am – 12:00pm
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This seminar will give an account of the British Campaign to End Loneliness, the evidence base around causes and remedies of loneliness, an assessment of the Campaign’s wins and near misses five year on, with international comparison.
We will also present on the SSRG and the City of Onkaparinga’s war against loneliness and how social connections maintains wellbeing and increases participation of older residents.
Paul Cann is one of Britain’s leading authorities on arts and ageing. He is the Chief Executive of Age UK Oxfordshire and Chair of the Public Policy Panel for Age UK. Paul co-founded the highly successful Campaign to End Loneliness and he is a Director of Creative Dementia Arts Network (CDAN). In 2008 Paul was awarded the medal ot he British Geriatrics Society fo an outstanding contribution to the wellbeing of older people. Paul is in Australia as the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) 2016 Gary Andrews Visiting Fellow.
The session includes refreshments, networking opportunities and an opportunity to hear an outstanding international expert present.
Outline : 10:30 Introductions
Venue: Civic Centre
City of Onkaparinga, Ramsay Place NOARLUNGA CENTRE
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Aged Care Reforms
Wellness and Reablement
Research to inform best practice
Ageing and Technology
The goals of the project include:
Creating opportunities for service providers in the aged care sector to work collaboratively together
Workgroups established in 2016:
Aged Care Pathways
Ageing and Technology
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