NSW Falls Prevention Network Forum 2020
NSW Falls Prevention Forum 15th May – Has been Cancelled
Unfortunately, due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 the face-to-face NSW Falls Prevention Forum to be held at the Wesley Conference Centre on Friday May 15 has been cancelled. Instead, the forum plenary talks will be presented in a free webinar on the morning of the same day.
Please see the webinar program below and register for this event by clicking the button below.
Forum registration fees will be refunded and participants will receive an email from the NSW Falls Prevention Network in the coming week to facilitate this process.
There will no longer be any rural travel grants as their purpose was to facilitate attendance at the Forum.
We hope to conduct the planned Forum concurrent workshops and possibly best practice initiative presentations as future webinars with information regarding these to be provided soon.
Webinar Program – 15 May, 2020
9.15 am Welcome
9.20 – 10.00 am
Pam Albany Guest Lecturer: Professor Kaarin Anstey, Senior Principal Research Fellow, NeuRA
How can we delay dementia and promote brain health in older adults?
10.00 – 10.30 am
Professor Jacqueline Close, Geriatrician POWH; Clinical Director, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Dementia and preventing falls
Break – 10.30 – 11 am
11.00 – 11.30 am
A/Professor Anne Tiedemann, Principal Research Fellow, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, Sydney School of Public Health
Physical activity for healthy ageing: development and evaluation of scalable interventions
11.30 – 12.00 pm
Dr Kim van Schooten, Postdoctoral Fellow, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Technologies for fall prevention
12.00 – 12.30 pm
Scientia Professor Stephen Lord, Senior Principal Research Fellow; Centre Director, Falls Balance and Injury Research Centre, NeuRA
Falls prevention research update
12.30 pm Close
These sessions will be recorded and posted on the website
For further details: https://fallsnetwork.neura.edu.au
Registrations close: 14th May or when fully booked
Enquiries to Cameron Hicks firstname.lastname@example.org (02) 9399 1063