6 – 10 NOVEMBER 2017
THE RAMADA BALLINA
The TRANSFORMERS SPECIAL EVENT SERIES is back for 2017 and offers the opportunity to build on the last year’s momentum and recent advancement on the North Coast. Book your place early to avoid missing out on this FREE international learning experience. Places limited.
TRANSFORMERS II is presented in five distinct sessions:
Session 1 – Transforming Your Practice and Progressing Your Medical Home
Monday 6 November | 6:00pm – 9:00pm
This session will explore the successes and challenges of the Patient Centred Medical Home model in the USA and will look at learnings for the uptake of the PCMH model in Australia.
Transforming Your Practice and Progressing Your Medical Home will draw on the international experiences of Dr Kirsten Meisinger and Union Square Family Health Centre, Massachusetts. Exploring the USA’s challenges and successes, participants can gain insight into the uptake of the PCMH model. Session topics include:
- Key characteristics and benefits of the PCMH model
- Key components required to successfully implement the PCMH model
- PCMH as a framework for improving quality and safety within General Practice
- Lessons learned from implementing the PCMH model in the USA
Scholars leading this session are: Dr Kirsten Meisinger, Dr Tony Lembke and Dr Dan Ewald
This session will be relevant to all General Practices and Aboriginal Services starting to uptake the Patient Centred Medical Home model.
Session 2 – Engaging and Empowering People
Thursday 9 November | 1:00pm – 4:30pm
This session will outline the rationale and evidence that lies behind the need to engage and empower people and communities within integrated care systems as a means to achieving better health outcomes. By drawing on international experiences, the session will examine the range of tools and practical approaches that can be used to enable people to live well.
Engaging and Empowering People will draw on international experiences and examine the range of tools and practical approaches that can be used to engage, empower and enable people to live well. Session topics include:
- Personal outcome-based conversations
- Health Literacy and self-management
- Shared Decision Making
- Supported self management
- Support for carers and families
- PROMS/PREMS/measures of empathy
Scholars leading this session are: Dr Nick Goodwin, Prof Anne Hendry, Karen Barrie and Dr Alexander Pimperl
This session will be relevant to all managers and professionals tasked with developing new approaches to integrated care within local neighbourhoods and communities. The session will appeal to care professionals seeking to engage and empower patients, carers and communities as a means to improve health and wellbeing and enhance care experiences and outcomes.
Session 3 – Healthy Towns and Place Based Integration
Thursday 9 November | 5:45pm – 8:45pm
This session seeks to understand how to support healthier communities through new, multi-partner, approaches to care with a focus on preventative and place based population health. It will draw upon international experiences to examine the Healthy Town movement and methods/approaches that have been used to develop place-based care. The objective of this session is to maximise the assets within a local community to support health and wellbeing.
Healthy Towns and Place Based Integration will draw upon international experiences to examine the Healthy Town movement and methods/approaches that have been used to develop place-based care that maximises the assets within a local community. Session topics include:
- Healthy Towns place-based care
- Asset-based community development
- Population health
- Asset mapping
- Compassionate Communities (Scotland & Spain)
Scholars leading this session are: Dr Nick Goodwin, Prof Anne Hendry, Karen Barrie & Dr Tony Lembke
This session will be relevant to all managers and professionals interested in using a place-based approaches to improving health and health outcomes for distinct neighborhoods and communities. Insights from public partners, NGOs and local community organisations will be valued.
Session 4 – Frailty, Intermediate Care and Complex Conditions
Friday 10 November | 9:00am – 12:30pm
This session will examine international best practice in the management of people with complex care needs in community settings, with a focus on approaches to intermediate and transitional care, including step-up, step-down models, and to people with severe and complex mental health conditions. A specific focus will be on how to deal with seasonal surges and pressures.
Frailty, Intermediate Care and Complex Conditions will examine international best practice in the management of people with complex care needs in community settings. Session topics include:
- Seasonal pressures (ie winter)
- Vulnerable older people with frailty and/or chronic disease
- Intermediate care/care transitions
- Discharge planning
- People with severe and complex mental health conditions
- EngAGE cross sector multi-disciplinary locality team based around General Practice (NZ)
- Orbit Interprofessional allied health team based in ED/AAU
- Linking to community MDTs
- Hospital at Home
Scholars leading this session are: Dr Nick Goodwin, Prof Anne Hendry, Dr Lucy Fergus, Dr Peter McGeorge
This session will be relevant to all care providers and professionals tasked with caring for people with complex needs in the community and in ensuring that care in the home environment and primary/community care settings is optimised.
It will also be of interest to clinicians and managers from acute hospitals and aged care facilities who manage frail older people and people experiencing severe mental health conditions.
Session 5 – Re-orienting the Model of Care/Transforming the Healthcare System
Friday 10 November | 2:00pm – 5:30pm
This session will provide an understanding of international trends in the re-orientation of care models to promote integrated care and population health. It will examine international and domestic strategies in the creation of patient-centred medical homes and accountable care systems drawing on case examples and learning from the USA and Europe.
Re-orienting the Model of Care/Transforming the Healthcare System will provide an understanding of international trends in the re-orientation of care models to promote integrated care. A key focus of the session will be to look at the issues and challenges involved in leading and managing change when developing new models of care to support successful implementation. Session topics include:
- Patient Centred Medical Home
- Hospital-led integrated community care in management of chronic disease
- Accountable Care Organisations and Systems
- Population Health
- How to support timely and responsive bottom up change
Scholars leading this session are: Dr Nick Goodwin, Prof Anne Hendry, Dr Lucy Fergus and Dr Alexander Pimperl
This session will be relevant to all managers and professionals thinking of, or tasked with, leading and developing new models of care that integrate into new alliances a range of professional and provider groups and all those interested in redesigning a better health care system.
CENTRE FOR HEALTHCARE KNOWLEDGE & INNOVATION is a partnership with the aim of increasing knowledge and innovation in health and social services.
TRANSFORMERS II 2017 SPECIAL EVENT SERIES partners and sponsors: