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Webinar: Incontinence in older Australians with comorbidities in the residential aged care setting


Tue 26 Nov 2019 @6.30pm-7.30pm (AEDT)

A free webinar for staff working in residential aged care

Providing quality care to incontinent residents with comorbidities is complex and crucial to their wellbeing. This webinar will look at the importance of a comprehensive assessment of an individual’s incontinence and the relationship between their incontinence and comorbidities. It will also explore the impact of treatment for a variety of common conditions found in older Australians and their incontinence.

In the wake of the Royal Commission, can you afford to miss this opportunity to increase the quality of care for your residents? Our expert educators have put this webinar together to help you better understand the complexities of the subject matter and build on your standard of care.

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About the presenters

Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz

Joan is a Registered Nurse and a Research Fellow in the Centre for Quality and Patient Safety Research - Barwon Health Partnership. Joan contributes to leading innovative clinical and translational research that makes a difference to older people – particularly those with dementia and who are dependent on a carer.
Her research is aligned with national and international priorities for research that have a positive impact on communities and directly impacts on the quality, safety and experience of health care in the aged care residential sector.

Joanne Dean

Joanne is a Continence Nurse Consultant / Nurse Practitioner Candidate with over 25 years’ experience in continence assessment and management of adults and children with bladder/bowel dysfunction. Joanne has worked across multiple areas of practice include acute, extended care, residential care and community care in both rural and metropolitan settings in both clinical and leadership roles.
Until recently, she worked at Goulburn Valley Health providing continence clinical and strategic leadership to continence and home services in the West Hume region of Victoria.


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