Draft Programme

Monday 6 April

Soundings Theatre

Rangimarie 2


Rangimarie 1
8.30 - 9.00am Registration
9.00 - 10.30am Mihi Whakatau
  Presidents' Welcome - Peter Oettli and Professor Ngaire Kerse
  Opening Address - Hon Tracey Martin, Minister for Seniors
  Keynote Presentation - Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley
10.30 - 11.00am MORNING TEA
11.00am - 12.00pm Housing Panel Discussion - Plenary Session in Soundings Theatre
12.00am - 12.30pm Keynote Presentation - Greg Ward - Plenary Session in Soundings Theatre
12.30 - 1.30pm LUNCH
1.30 - 1.45pm Warming Up the Homes of Older New Zealanders
Raewynne Jacobs 
Death, dying and organ donation in the ICU
Stephen Streat
‘Mā mua ka kite a muri; mā muri ka ora a mua’ :
Exploring kaumātua wellbeing in Tai Tokerau
Tia Dawes
How to be old: we're all learning
Rachel McAlpine
1.45 - 2.00pm To renovate or not - are housing modifications the solution to support older people to age in place?
Tania Smellie
Stephen Streat continued Tia Dawes continued Rachel McAlpine continued
2.00 - 2.15pm Developing a framework for housing design that improves the quality of life for the high- needs elderly in New Zealand
Yukiko Kuboshima
Falls and staying well in New Zealand
Prof Ngaire Kerse
Medicines review services for Māori older adults - Kaupapa Māori approaches in health service research
Joanna Hikaka
Creativity Village
Victoria Harbutt
2.15 - 2.30pm 'Positive ageing' in place for community-dwelling older adults: Interpreting results of a scoping review
Tessa Pocock 
Frailty index for New Zealand older adults with complex needs
Rebecca Abey-Nesbit
Ageing and walking slowly to the stars
Dr Mere Kepa
Victoria Harbutt continued
2.30 - 2.45pm Falling out of home ownership in later life: Determinants and consequences
Dr Bev James 
Predicting hospital admission and palliative care need
Dr Eamon Merrick 
Christmas - more than just a moment: unwrapping the practices and expectations of a meaningful life event
Associate Professor Juliana Mansvelt
Behind closed doors: Do the Dutch have a better way?
Sharon Adler
2.45 - 3.00pm Everyone Needs Good Neighbours
Lucy Cooper
AWESSoM Ageing Well Programme
Professor Ngaire Kerse
A conversation with the Grey Whisper
Renee Hollis
The CARE Village - A visionary Model of Care, breaking new ground, an innovative way forward for the delivery of aged care in New Zealand
Thérèse Jeffs
3.00 - 3.30pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.30 - 3.45pm Work and care in later life: Understanding flexible work arrangements
Mary Breheny
Polypharmacy and medication-induced dry mouth in a national sample of dependent older New Zealanders
Moira Smith
Empowering digital inclusion of older adults: A stocktake of aged residential care websites
Dr Wendy Wrapson
Contributing to Aotearoa becoming age-friendly: Impacting on policy, practice and the wellbeing of older people
3.45 - 4.00pm Considering workforce ageing from organisational perspectives: the case for (and against) case studies
Dr Sally Keeling
Eating and drinking at home: self reported swallowing and nutrition status in older community- dwelling New Zealanders - Marie Jardine Fraud Hurts
Bronwyn Groot
Symposium continued
4.00 - 4.15pm "Tell someone who cares" - Understanding motivation and workplace engagement among caregivers in aged residential care, New Zealand
Dr Jenny Prentice
Oral care knowledge and perspectives among carers of home-based dependent older people
Moira Smith
Bronwyn Groot continued Symposium continued
4.15 - 4.30pm Are older workers at increased risk of fatal injury at work?
Rebbecca Lilley
The barriers and facilitators to deliver oral health for older adults in hospital settings
Keiko Oda 
The state of lifelong learning for seniors in Aotearoa : What we have discovered from our recent ACE Aotearoa Environmental Scan and what the implications are for lifelong learning in the future
Colin McGregor
Symposium continued
4.30 - 4.45pm The Clubs Hub: connecting people with clubs
Virginia Warbrick
Carers' sleep status and themes of living well together with dementia
Dr Rosemary Gibson
A place to call home : Influences on wellbeing when ageing in place with purpose
Robyn Johnston
Top down or bottom up: Embarking on an age-friendly strategy
Nicky McDonald
4.45 - 5.00pm Today and Tomorrow: Transforming Public Transport for Ageing Communities
Carole Gordon
Hidden in plain sight
Henry Ford
What does wellbeing mean for older adults in New Zealand?
Dr Priya Saravanakumar
Mobilising New Zealanders about climate change
Jane O'Loughlin
5.00 - 6.00pm
Writing for Publication: How to get published in a scholarly ageing journal
Professor Lynne Parkinson 
Age Concern-only session
6.30 - 7.30pm Meet the Academics - Student Event in "Signs of a Nation"
7.30 - 11.00pm Dinner and Entertainment - Te Marae

Tuesday 7 April




8.30 - 9.00am Registration
9.30 - 10.00am  Keynote Presentation - Professor Vanessa Burholt
9.30 - 10.00am  Keynote Presentation - Dr Tom Mulholland
10.00 - 10.15am  Banking and EPAs - tips and tricks
Nicola Sladden
Improving Ageing with Big Data
Dr Hamish Jamieson
Keynote Presentation
Dr Judy Blakey
Utilities Disputes: We're here to help
Annie Bond
10.15 - 10.30am  Building a dementia- friendly New Zealand
Catherine Hall
Dr Hamish Jamieson continued Dr Judy Blakey continued Cyber Hygiene - CERT NZ's top tips for looking after yourself, online
Rob Pope
10.30 - 11.00am MORNING TEA
11.00am - 12.30pm  Political Panel Discussion - Plenary Session in Soundings Theatre
12.30 - 1.30pm LUNCH
1.30 - 1.45pm Symposium:
Understanding the transport and mobility needs of an ageing population:
New Zealand prospective older adult transport and health study
Dr Rebecca Brookland
Malnutrition and frailty co-exist in older adults admitted to long-term residential aged care
Dr Carol Wham
Are you making a difference?
How do you know?
Let's do some evaluation!
Dr Jeffery Adams

"The Elderly":
A discriminatory term that needs to disappear
Dr Diana Amundsen
1.45 - 2.00pm  Symposium continued Dietary change as a result of a prostate cancer diagnosis
Dr Asmita Patel
Workshop continued Dignity of personhood upheld or compromised: Intimacy contested in the residential care context
Dr Catherine Cook
2.00 - 2.15pm   Symposium continued The effect of shaped texture-modified diets, fortification and supplements on nutrition outcomes in adults with dysphagia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Xiaojing Wu
Workshop continued Urgent Rethink of Retirement Living Needed for Rapidly Ageing Population
Josephine Gagan
2.15 - 2.30pm   Symposium continued Eating less the logical thing to do? Vulnerability to malnutrition with advancing age:
A Qualitative Study
Dr Carol Wham
Empowering our seniors through volunteering
Nilima Venkat
Visiting aged care innovators in countries with other healthcare systems benefits New Zealand's elderly
Dr Jan Weststrate
2.30 - 2.45pm   Inclusive Streetscapes: Older people's perspectives on transport systems and wellbeing
Janine Wiles
Older adults' utilisation of a natural medicine clinic in Auckland
Dr Asmita Patel
Pacific Perspectives in Ageing in New Zealand: The voices of Elders on social isolation and loneliness
Taimalieutu Kiwi Tamasese
Funding community care: what interRAI and case mix might mean for older people, their family carers and Home and Community Care Providers
Sally Heppenstall
2.45 - 3.00pm   Creating a human habitat for aged care
Joy Tlapi
Aged residential care health assistants work in a blurred domain
Christine Clark
Symposium continued Using InterRAI assessment information to inform care: efficiency and cost effectiveness of an online training programme
Michele McCreadie
3.00 - 3.30pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.30 - 3.45pm Symposium:
AgeConnect: 'Countering' Loneliness and Social Isolation
Caroline Budge
Injury Prevention in older people - ACC Symposium:
Tai Kaumatuatanga: Older Maori co-creating research on loneliness and social isolation challenging Western perspectives
Charles Waldegrave
The rise and significance of Senior Entrepreneurship
Dr Judith Davey
3.45 - 4.00pm  Symposium continued ACC continued Symposium continued Ageing and thriving through intergenerational social enterprise in Aotearoa
Anne Purcell
4.00 - 4.15pm  Symposium: 
Predicting health and wellbeing in later life:
The Health, Work and Retirement Life
Mary Breheny
It's not the equipment, it's the instructors - experiences of older adult gym members
Carolyn Cairncross
The expectation and perceived health, wellbeing and quality of life among older Chinese immigrants
in New Zealand
Polly Yeung
Responding to the mental health and addiction needs of older New Zealanders: supporting change through data, information and workforce development
Will Ward
4.15 - 4.30pm  Symposium continued
Registered Nurses' first interventions for residents living with dementia who like to walk
Christianah Adesina
What is frailty? Perspectives from Chinese clinicians and older immigrants in NZ
Dr Gary Cheung
Diversional and Recreational Therapy in Aotearoa New Zealand
- A Snapshot
Orquidea Tamayo Mortera
4.30 - 4.45pm  Symposium continued
Cochlear implants for ageing New Zealanders: Raising awareness of health benefits
Holly Teagle 
Identifying and reducing loneliness among Chinese late-life immigrants in New Zealand
Yan Zhao
Volunteering in an Ageing Population: the benefits of volunteering for the wellbeing of older persons
Michelle Kitney
4.45 - 5.00pm  Symposium continued
Workshop continued Neighbourhoods, social connections and loneliness
among older people
Dr Chris Stephens 
A focus on Equity: providing value from interRAI comprehensive clinical assessment for policy development
Brigette Meehan
5.00 - 5.30pm  Reflections and Closing Ceremony - Soundings Theatre