MONARC Seminar Series

All welcome.

 

TIME

Seminars are held from 12:30pm – 1:30pm (unless otherwise specified).

A light lunch is provided from 12:15pm.

VENUE

Board Room
The Kingston Centre
Cnr Warrigal & Heatherton Roads
Cheltenham VIC 3192

CONTACT

For further information contact
Dr Rosa Gualano by email or phone
+61 3 9265 1268.

** NOTE: In light of the evolving impacts of COVID-19, our March and April seminars have been cancelled. Please check back for any further changes to the schedule. **

2020 PROGRAM

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER/S

Thursday
26 MARCH

SEMINAR CANCELLED RE COVID-19

Dr Anita Goh – National Ageing Research Institute

Thursday
16 APRIL

The effectiveness of staff training programs in the management of depression and BPSD in residential care SEMINAR CANCELLED RE COVID-19  

Professor Marita McCabe – Swinburne University

Wednesday
6 MAY

Building competent health professionals: group supervision for graduates

Dr Elissa O’Connell – Discipline Senior, Rehabilitation and Aged Care Services Neuropsychology; Psychology Graduate and Registrar Program Coordinator

Thursday
25 JUNE

Occupational Therapy research on sleep in older people

Dr Aislinn Lalor – Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute

Thursday
23 JULY

Is the use of an Occupational Therapy Allied Health Assistant for a Home Information Screen effective in informing treatment and facilitating discharge planning? A pilot study Feb–June 2019.

Julie Dziura – Occupational Therapist, Kingston Rehabilitation and Aged Care Services

The experience of transition home from inpatient rehabilitation of people who have had a stroke: A qualitative study.

Melanie Beynon – Occupational Therapist, Kingston Rehabilitation and Aged Care Services

Thursday
6 AUGUST

Footwear and falls – why older ladies put sensible shoes in the cupboard and not on their feet. (Podiatry PhD Thesis)

Dr Annette Davis – Manager, Monash Health Workforce Innovation, Strategy, Education and Research Unit (WISER)

2019 PROGRAM

DATE

TOPIC

SPEAKER/S

Wednesday
24 APR 2019

Preventing harm to older people in acute hospitals: supporting quality in complex nursing

Dr Bernice Redley RN PhD – Associate Professor, Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research–Monash Health Partnership; School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University

Thursday
16 MAY 2019

Understanding dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Clinical A/Prof Dina LoGiudice – Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine, Melbourne Health and University of Melbourne

Wednesday
26 JUN 2019

Classifying gait patterns in adults with hereditary spastic paraplegia

Dr Corey Joseph – Biomechanist, Clinical Gait Analysis Service and Senior Evidence Analyst, Centre for Clinical Effectiveness, Monash Health

Thursday
18 JUL 2019

The role of sleep in promoting cognitive ability in later life

Associate Professor Clare Anderson – School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University and the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health

Wednesday
28 AUG 2019

Health Assets: How the good things in life can improve survival for older adults

Dr Kate Gregorevic, FRACP – Department of Aged Care, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Thursday
26 SEP 2019

Guardianship in Hospitals

Social Work innovation in designing interagency models of care: A Victorian first model of interagency care to reduce length of stay for hospital-based inpatients who require an independent guardian

Jacinta Re – Head of Social Work, Monash Health
Justine Little
– Social Work Clinical & Research Lead, Monash Health

Thursday
17 OCT 2019

Does usual Dietetic care across the continuum improve nutritional status, health-related quality of life and clinical outcomes?

Lina Wang – Community Rehab Dietitian

Nutritional Status of Residents living in Monash Health Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF)

Melissa Williams – Senior Clinician, Dietitian

Wednesday
13 NOV 2019

Presentations from Lions John Cockayne Memorial Fellowship Trust Grant Recipients

Chair: Dr Abby Foster – Manager and Research & Clinical Lead, Speech Pathology

PRESENTATIONS:

Dana Sfetcopoulos & Jeremy Austin (Pharmacy): HOME – Putting the ME back into medication adherence at HOME – A novel approach

Peta Prindiville & Peter New (Psychology & Rehab Medicine): Effectiveness of short-term psychological intervention for patients with mood changes after stroke

Ricci Presser (Speech Pathology, Community Rehabilitation): Exploring the feasibility of tele-rehabilitation to increase the intensity of speech pathology intervention for home-based clients

Brianna Walpole (OT, Cognition Clinical Lead): Travel to the 9th Annual Meeting of the American Delirium Society Conference

Abby Foster: Update from the Allied Health Research Committee

Rosa Gualano: Overview and Update from the Lions John Cockayne Trust Committee

Past seminars

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012