Preventing Unnecessary Hospital Emergency Department Transfers for Older People


Session 4 Making a Difference with Care in the Community
  • Keeping resident’s healthy at home

    Keeping resident’s healthy at home

    Angela Littleford

    General Manager

    Helping Hand, SA


    Keeping resident’s healthy at hom [download]
  • Using mobile Xray to extend primary and secondary care

    Keynote Address

    Using mobile Xray to extend primary and secondary care in elderly nursing home patients

    A/Prof Michael Montalto

    Director, Hospital in the Home Epworth Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC 


    Using mobile Xray to extend primary and secondary care [download]
Session 3 Addressing Clinical Challenges in the Community
  • Management of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

    Management of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Residential Care Facilities by a Mobile Assessment and Treatment Service

    Dr Sumitha Bhaskaran

    Geriatrician Alfred and Monash Health, VIC

    Co-authors: Poojay S, Department of Aged Care and Rehabilitation, Alfred Health, VIC, Austin N, Department of Business and Strategy Unit, Alfred Health, Hunter P, Department of Aged Care and Rehabilitation, Alfred Health, VIC 


    Management of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections [download]
  • Reducing ED Re-Presentations in the 60+ Population

     Reducing ED Re-Presentations in the 60+ Population

    Jo-Anne Kennewell

    Clinical Nurse Consultant

    Bowral & District Hospital, NSW 


    Reducing ED Re-Presentations in the 60+ Population [download]
Session 2 Strategies for Reducing Emergency Department Presentations
  • Re-presentations to ED by elderly patients – Can this be reduced?
    Re-presentations to ED by elderly patients – Can this be reduced?
    Dr Anil Paramadhathil
    Director, Geriatric Medicine
    Canberra Hospital and Health Services (CHHS), ACT

    Re-presentations to ED by elderly patients [download]
  • Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital Aged Care Service Model

    Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital Aged Care Service Model

    Dr Jeremy Christley

    Head of Department, Aged Care,

    Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital Illawarra Shoalhaven Health Service District, NSW

    Additional Authors: Narelle Evry, Co-Director ISLHD, Andrea Lee, Division Support Officer, ISLHD 


    Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital Aged Care Service Model [download]
  • Aged Care Emergency (ACE): A comprehensive Aged Care hospital avoidance strategy

    Aged Care Emergency (ACE): A comprehensive Aged Care hospital avoidance strategy

    Leigh Darcy

    Projects Manager

    Hunter Primary Health, NSW


    Aged Care Emergency (ACE): A comprehensive Aged Care hospital avoidance strategy [download]
  • Clinical Deterioration in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    Clinical Deterioration in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    Clare Poker

    Associate Program Director; Health Independence Program and Hospital in the Home

    Northern Health (NH), VIC funded by Northern Metropolitan Medicare Local (NMML) Additional authors: Samir Agwan, Project Officer


    Clinical Deterioration in Residential Aged Care Facilities [download]
Session 1 I dont want to go to hospital. Why cant someone see me here
  • Opening Address
    Opening Address
    Simone Corin
    Director, Health Programs
    Department of Health and Human Services Victoria

    Opening Address Simone Corin [download]
  • Primary and Secondary Prevention of ED attendance in independently living older people
    Keynote Address
    Primary and Secondary Prevention of ED attendance in independently living older people
    A/Prof Glenn Arendts
    Centre for Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine
    University of WA

    Primary and Secondary Prevention of ED attendance [download]

Session 5 Innovation, Collaboration, Integration and Care Coordination
  • The Pathway of Despair for unwell older people

    Opening Address

    The “Pathway of Despair” for unwell older people

    Dr Chris Bollen

    General Practitioner

    Director, BMP Consulting, SA


    The Pathway of Despair for unwell older people [download]
  • The CEDRiC Trial

    Keynote Address

    Care Coordination through Emergency Department, Residential Aged Care and Primary Health Collaboration: The CEDRiC Trial

    Prof Marianne Wallis

    Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine

    University of the Sunshine Coast, QLD

    Dr Elizabeth Marsden

    Consultant Emergency Physician

    Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service, QLD 


    The CEDRiC Trial [download]
  • Ambulatory Care One Stop Shop

    Ambulatory Care One Stop Shop

    Jo Masters

    Ambulatory Care Nursing Unit Manager

    Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, NSW

    Co-authors: Dr Bin Ong, Director, Ambulatory Care Unit , Gayle Cheung, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Dr Vincent Ngian, Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, NSW 


    Ambulatory Care One Stop Shop [download]
  • Taking Care of our Elderly Across One Million Square Kilometres

    Taking Care of our Elderly Across One Million Square Kilometres

    Karen Dixon

    Manager Strategic Clinical Change

    Country Health SA

    Co-authors: Rosy Tirimacco, Network Operations & Research Manager, Integrated Cardiovascular Clinical Network Country Health South Australia, iCCnet CHSA , Ali Krollig, Manager – General Health, Health Innovation Integration & Service Design, Country SA Primary Health Network, Verity Patterson, Executive Director Allied Health & Community, Country Health SA


    Taking Care of our Elderly Across One Million Square Kilometres [download]
  • The PresCare Sub Acute Care pilot projec

    The PresCare Sub Acute Care pilot project: Appraisal of emergency transfer data and nursing staff perspective

    Barbara O’Neill

    Associate Lecturer, PhD Candidate

    School of Nursing and Midwifery

    Central Queensland University, QLD 


    The PresCare Sub Acute Care pilot projec [download]
Session 7 Care in the Community
  • Rural Residential In Reach Model for ED Avoidanc

    Rural Residential In Reach Model for ED Avoidance

    Danielle Kennedy

    Community Nursing Services

    Northeast Health Wangaratta, VIC

    Co-author: Deanne Burge , Community Nursing Services Northeast Health Wangaratta, VIC 


    Rural Residential In Reach Model for ED Avoidanc [download]
  • The Impact of the Acute Aged Care Nurse Practitioner

    The Impact of the Acute Aged Care Nurse Practitioner – A Model of Hospital Avoidance

    Amy Bowen

    Nurse Practitioner

    Geripractix, NSW 


    The Impact of the Acute Aged Care Nurse Practitioner [download]
Session 6 Emergency Care for Older People Closer to Home
  • Acute Aged Care in the Community

    Invited Presentation

    Acute Aged Care in the Community—improving the client experience and providing ED diversion

    A/Prof Mary O’Reilly

    Executive Clinical Director, Ambulatory and Community Services

    Eastern Health, VIC 


    Acute Aged Care in the Community [download]
  • no Place like Home GEM at Home

    Invited Presentation

    There’s no Place like Home GEM at Home. Transforming Healthcare

    Stephanie Murphy

    Nurse Unit Manager,

    GEM at Home Alfred Health, VIC 


    no Place like Home GEM at Home [download]
Summary and Handbook
  • Summary
    Summary of some of the key points of the seminar
    Summary [download]
  • Seminar Handbook
    Please feel free to download or share the link to the seminar handbook
    Seminar Handbook [download]