When: 14 – 15 June 2016

Where: Novotel, Melbourne on Collins

The Younger People with Very High and Complex Care Needs Conference will bring together state disability services and health representatives, care and accommodation providers, key national bodies and researchers to discuss how to ensure that young people under 65 years of age with very high & complex care needs have greater choice and control in terms of their support and accommodation options.

This year’s highlights include:

  • Consumer perspectives – Hunter & Barwon NDIS trial sites
  • Summer Foundation’s innovative housing & support model
  • Improving communication between health & disability
  • Access to rehabilitation & restoration of function in line with an NDIS framework
  • Better outcomes from hospital admissions
  • Transition from childhood to adult services
  • Person centred planning & support
  • FASD – Vicarious trauma & advocacy in complex & inflexible environments
  • The push for integration across sectors, to improve life experiences
  • Practical strategies & organisational systems for supporting staff
  • Age-appropriate living arrangements & activities to promote independence
  • Community-based, multi-disciplinary teams assisting individuals to achieve their goals & aspirations
  • Enhance quality of life including using assistive technology & high quality interaction
  • Caring demands & needs – Challenges of accessing appropriate respite
  • Empower & enable people to raise their voice & have it heard in the NDIS world
  • The right to supported decision-making for those rarely heard
  • Delivering effective behaviour support

This information comes to us from informa. Click here to read more information.

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