29 Feb
29 Feb, 2024 10:00 AM

“Disability and Age Care Sector Review

 Let us kick off the year of sector collaboration in 2024
Continuity Care invites you to 

“Disability and Age Care Sector Review", Inspiring change through better outcomes. 

We promise the event to be an engaging and productive gathering, bringing together professionals from various industries. This in-person event offers a unique opportunity for networking, knowledge exchange, and building valuable connections. We are offering perspectives from interfaces across all areas of supportive care with a focus on disability, health, aged care, and young care.

We are excited to announce our guest speakers who will be delivering their industry updates:

Tony Burns OAM – General Manager Continuity Care: There is no disguising the intense passion, dedication, and inspiration that Tony brings to his life and others. In June 2021 Tony was Awarded the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division for service to people with disability, in recognition of his extensive work and philanthropy in the disability sector over a decade.

Jason McKey NDS State Manager & Jeremy Farley, Senior Policy Officer – Member Advocacy form NDS: Jason will be discussing insight of the QLD State of the Disability Sector data. Whilst Jeremy will be providing attendees with information on the disability sector reforms.

Caroline Irle - Project Lead | Healthy Ageing, PHN Brisbane North: Caroline Irle is the Project Lead with Brisbane North PHN for the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care measure. An advocate for choice, Caroline believes everyone should have access to quality palliative care to live and die well in alignment with their wishes. Caroline discusses the services that they offer and discuss the initiatives around aged care, older people with disability and Palliative Care.

Karen Maciolek - Manager of Policy and Programs Queenslanders with Disability Network Ltd (QDN):

Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) is a statewide organization of, by, and for people with diverse disability. With an extensive career spanning over two decades in the dynamic realm of human services, Karen brings a wealth of experience across the domains of disability support and aged care.

Melita Spooner and Lindsay Laskus – Little Dreamers Australia:

Little Dreamers offers programs for Young Carers, who are providing support to a family member with a disability, medical condition, frail aged, alcohol / drug dependency, or mental health challenge. By attending our School Holiday or Peer Support Programs (online & in-person), Young Carers are allowed to connect with peers & facilitators who just get it, while engaging in a fun space that is just for them.

-Our Charity of Choice: The Encouragement Foundation-

The Encouragement Foundation is a nonprofit organisation that was originally set up by John Shadforth, Co-founder and Chief Encourager.

With a clear focus on Helping You Achieve Goals In Life And Business. It is a free, open and always available source of encouragement to help you overcome setbacks and stay on track towards achieving your goals.

Please RSVP by Thursday 22nd February to confirm your attendance. If you have any questions or require additional information, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected].

If you would like to ask our guest speakers a question before the event please email [email protected] and we will ensure you get an answer.

Be sure to bring your business cards; one or perhaps a few attendees will walk away with the lucky door prizes, and light refreshments will be available throughout the morning.

We sincerely hope you can join us for a morning of meaningful connections and professional growth.

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