World-renowned Dutch neurologist to speak in Melbourne
Sun 17th Nov 2019 to (2 days)
Parkinson’s Victoria is proud to present Professor Bas Bloem, world-renowned Dutch neurologist and advocate for patient-centred, multi-disciplinary healthcare in Parkinson’s.
NOTE: Ticket sales for Parkinson's Smart Health closed at midday Friday 15 November.
If you have not booked, but would like to attend, seats will be available on the day. Please advise staff upon registering.
Parkinson’s Smart Health 2019
In a compelling presentation, Prof. Bloem will share both the health and economic benefits of the integrated model of care. He will be joined by local champions of the multi-disciplinary health care model.
Although focussed on Parkinson’s healthcare, these presentations would also benefit patients living with, and healthcare professionals working with individuals impacted by, other chronic, progressive conditions presenting differing motor and non-motor symptoms.
Parkinson’s Smart Health: Building your Parkinson’s Health Team
Sunday 17 November 2019
The Grand Hyatt Hotel, Collins Street, Melbourne
9am – 5pm
Parkinson's Community Event
Be mesmerised from the outset as Prof. Bloem meets a patient for the first time and works with them, their family and local allied healthcare champions to inform and illustrate to them, and the wider audience, the benefits of a team-based approach to symptom management.
|9am - 10am||Registration|
|10am - 10.15am||Welcome - Emma Collin, CEO Parkinson’s Victoria|
|10.15am - 10.40am||Introduction - Prof. Bas Bloem|
|10.40am - 12.30pm||
Putting you in the Middle - Prof. Bas Bloem
Featuring the multi-disciplinary team:
|12.30pm - 1.15pm||Lunch provided|
Following a shared lunch, participants will divide into two streams, with one stream dedicated to people living with Young Onset Parkinson’s.
|Parkinson’s||Young Onset Parkinson’s|
|1.15pm - 2pm||
Parkinson’s and Thinking the Facts
Dr Luke Smith
Sleep, Sex and all things between the Sheets
|2pm - 2.45pm||
Get moving - the emerging research supporting the value of exercise in Parkinson’s
Prof. Meg Morris
|2pm - 3pm||
Managing Work and life, exploring work, discrimination staying active and being independent
Dr Luke Smith, Natalie Delac & Rhys Chamberlin
|2.45pm - 3.30pm||
Sleep, sex and all things between the sheets
3pm - 3.30pm
NDIS - What it is and navigating the brave new world
|3.30pm - 4pm||Afternoon tea provided||Afternoon tea provided|
|4pm - 4.45pm||
My Aged Care: understanding it and getting the most out of it
Jackie Jenkins, Social Worker
Get moving: the emerging research supporting the value of exercise in Parkinson’s
Prof. Meg Morris
|4.45pm - 5pm||Event close|
Parkinson’s Smart Health: Revolutionising multi-disciplinary care in Parkinson’s
Monday 18 November 2019
The Florey Institute, Royal Parade, Parkville
9am – 4.15pm
Healthcare Professionals Event
This event is aimed at encouraging Healthcare Professionals to think in a broader, multi-disciplinary way and to identify a how collaboration between medical and allied healthcare providers can improve outcomes – and costs - for patients living with complex symptoms.
|10am-10.15am||Welcome||Emma Collin, CEO Parkinson’s Victoria|
Putting the Patient in the Middle
|Prof. Bas Bloem|
Achieving multidisciplinary care in Regional Australia
|Assoc. Prof. Jennifer McGinley|
|12.15pm – 1pm||Get Moving: the role and evidence for activity based exercise program for people with Parkinson’s||Prof. Meg Morris|
|1.45pm-2.30pm||Infused Therapies: indication and the role Healthcare professionals have in supporting complex therapies||Dr Katya Kotschet|
Deep Brain Stimulation
|Assoc. Prof. Wes Thevatahasan|
|3.15pm-4pm||Case studies inter-disciplinary collaboration to support people living with complex symptoms.||Chair: Caterina Marigliani, Parkinson's Victoria|