Ensuring continuous improvement in clinical & corporate governance amidst scrutiny & reform
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20th & 21st November 2019
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Day 1 - Wednesday 29th May, 2019

Day 2 - Thursday 30th May, 2019

Workshop A: How to strengthen governance & leadership
Tuesday 28th May 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Aged care boards and executives are under increasing pressure amidst the Royal Commission and ongoing reform including the shift to the new quality standards. In this period of scrutiny and change, there is a critical need for leaders to ensure strong governance and strategically transform their organisations, from re-engineering business models to building a consumer-focused culture.

This workshop is a unique opportunity to explore the roles and responsibilities of boards and executives, as well as practical strategies to approach these key challenges and ensure effective governance.

9:00 Part One: Strategically transforming your organisation

  • Explore the principles and processes of transforming culture in your organisation
  • Review and improve your business models in light of ongoing reform

12:00 Networking lunch

1:00 Part Two: Governing in a new era of aged care

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the board and executives
  • Walk through standard 8 and its implications for governance in your organisation

4:00 Closing remarks from Workshop Leader & Close of Workshop

* Refreshments & lunch provided

Price: $999 + GST

Michael Goldsworthy
Chair & Principal Consultant
Better Boards & Australian Strategic Services
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Workshop B: How to ensure safety & quality through clinical governance
Friday 31st May 2019, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Safe, quality care should be the primary focus of aged care providers, and while not all aged care staff and board members have a clinical background, clinical excellence is part of everyone’s job. By establishing systems and processes for good clinical governance, with a culture focused on improving outcomes, boards and executives can be confident to meet the standards and make informed decisions in the interests of their consumers.

This workshop will explore how to establish and strengthen clinical governance in your organisation and improve the quality of care and quality of life for your consumers.

9:00 Part One: Understanding clinical governance and building a culture that prioritises quality

  • Gain a practical understanding of clinical governance and the responsibilities of leadership
  • Develop strategies to engage your workforce with a whole of organisational approach that promotes continuous improvement

12:00 Networking lunch

1:00 Part Two: Exploring the new standards and strategies to manage risk

  • Discuss how to comply with specific issues outlined in the new quality standards including antimicrobial stewardship, restraint and open disclosure
  • Explore cases of complex care and risk management with frameworks you can apply in your organisation

4:00 Closing remarks from Workshop Leader & Close of Workshop

* Refreshments & lunch provided

Price: $999 + GST

Sarah Marciano
Executive Director Quality & Safety
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