October 2009 Conference Details - Society for the Arts in Dementia ...

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October 2009 Conference Details - Society for the Arts in Dementia ...

a b ou t AC S S A & N T i n c . a n d S A D C ( Au s t. ) i n c . a n d c on f e r e n c e t h emeAbout The Society for the Arts inDementia Care (Australia) Inc.The mission of the Society is to provide an interdisciplinary forum forcreative expression in dementia care and disseminate knowledge andestablish ties with dementia care organisations worldwide. This organisationgrew out of the First International Conference on Creative Expression,Communication and Dementia, Vancouver, 2005 that brought academicsand practitioners together to discuss topics of mutual interest.The Society is based originally on Dr. Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka’s PhD oncreativity, dementia and the therapeutic environment. The Society servesas an educational and networking tool, hosts international conferences andworkshops, brings together academic research and practical knowledge,encourages collaboration between the medical profession and the creativearts. Hilary Lee registered the Society in Western Australia in 2006 and hasestablished an executive board, and eventually the Society will be open tomembers Australia wide. The Society web site is: www.cecd-society.orgAbout Aged & CommunityServices SA & NT Inc.Aged & Community Services SA & NT Inc (ACS) is the major peak aged andcommunity care sector association in South Australia and the NorthernTerritory. It represents the majority of community care, residential care andretirement housing organisations that provide aged care services to anestimated 100,000 older South Australians and Northern Territorians, theircarers and their families. ACS has more than 130 members that provide over600 separate services.ConferenceThemeArts, Ageing &Creativity – Unlockingthe PotentialThe program will focus on the valueof providing opportunities for activeparticipation in the creative arts toseniors living in the communityand residential care.Sub themes within theprogram are:1. Working towards BestPractices in Arts and Ageing2. Evaluating Creative ExpressionPrograms3. Expressing Culture andSpirituality through the Arts4. Unlocking the Potentialwithin an OrganisationACS is an affiliate of Aged and Community Services Australia, along withsimilar organisations in each state and territory. Membership of ACS isprimarily composed of church, charitable, not for profit, community, Stateand Local Government aged and community care service providers.ACS SA&NT strives to provide all members with practical information andsupport in operating aged care facilities and community care services, inwhat is a dynamic, challenging and rapidly growing service sector. ACSSA&NT assists its members by promoting their work to the communityand to Governments, and by keeping them informed of matters that affecttheir operations.Major SponsorsOther Sponsors


4 t hI n t e r n at ion a lC on f E R E N C Eon C r e at i v eE x pr e s s ioN,C om m u n ic at iona n d D emen t i aAdelaideThe Host CityAdelaide is a city of justover 1.1 million peoplenestled between GulfSt Vincent and the MtLofty ranges. Based onColonel Light’s townplan, the city was firstsettled in 1836. The‘square mile’ towngrid is surrounded byparklands making itunique in the world.The city and many of the innersuburbs still retain much of thearchitectural charm of earlierperiods. A stroll through NorthAdelaide is a must on any visitor’sprogram. The cultural precincton North Terrace, boasting theArt Gallery, SA Museum, AdelaideUniversity buildings and the StateLibrary, rivals any of the world’sgrand boulevards for architecturalstyle and ambience.In recent years Adelaide hasrightly become known as theFestival state – a reputation itrichly deserves.AdelaideConventionCentreThe Host VenueNorth Terrace, West EndAdelaide SA 5000The Adelaide ConventionCentre (ACC), which hasan international reputationpar excellence, also affordsConference goers magnificentvistas looking towards NorthAdelaide with the River Torrensand Adelaide Oval in theforeground.The Centre is convenientlylocated in the Central BusinessDistrict and is a short stroll fromvarious city attractions – RundleMall, the ‘cappuccino strip’ ofRundle Street east and the GougerStreet restaurant precinct – aswell as the cultural attractionsmentioned earlier.Within very close proximityof the Centre is a wide arrayof hotel and apartment styleaccommodation.


pr e - c on f e r e n c e w or k s hopspre-Conference workshopsWorkshops – Wednesday 21 OctoberVenues to be advisedWorkshop 1The CEAA: a tool for assessing creative-expressiveabilities in seniors with dementiaDr Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka and Hilary LeeTime: 8.30am – 12.30pmCost: $80.00 per person, morning tea includedMaximum of 100 participantsThe tool was developed by a team of researchers, Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka,PhD and Peter Graf, PhD from Canada and Hilary Lee, MSc from Australia.The Creative-Expressive Abilities Assessment (CEAA) tool was designedfor obtaining in-depth information about expressive abilities of seniorswith dementia. It is easy to use and provides a convenient method forquantifying changes in behaviour. The tool can be used, for example, forcomparing the effectiveness of creative activity programs or to ensure thesuccessful matching of activities to the unique needs of each client or ofa group. Its aim is to assess the creative expression abilities of people withmild to severe dementia. In the first part of the session we will discuss thepractical and theoretical considerations that led to the development of thetool, while the second part of the session covers hands-on demonstrationand training of the use on the tool. This workshop is ideal for creativeexpression facilitators, researchers, administrators of care facilities,caregivers as well as family members. For more information on the tooland its benefits, please log on to www.dementia-activities.comWorkshop 2Understanding creativity and dementia: planning forcreative expression activities programsDr. Dalia Gottlieb-TanakaTime: 1.30pm – 5.30pmCost: $80.00 per person, afternoon tea includedMaximum of 100 participantsThis workshop offers a theoretical basis for the Creative ExpressionActivities Program that was developed by Dr. Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka. Itis based on a variety of planned and spontaneous activities addressed toclients with mild to severe dementia. It is also based on solid academicresearch and years of practical experience. Workshop participants will learnnew ideas that will enrich their own work as facilitators. It will includetopics such as health and family matters, fears, anxieties, achievements,life and death issues, food, arts, pets, seasonal celebrations and holidaysand how they can materialize into creative expressions. The workshopemphasizes the use of clients’ present abilities that may encourage themto tap into their past life histories and express their feelings creativelythrough drawings, writing poems, storytelling, music and reminiscing.


Workshop 3Hearts, Hands and Voices:Celebrating Life with Singing and Creative ArtsKirstin Robertson-GillamTime: 8.30am – 12.30pmCost: $80.00 per person, morning tea includedMaximum of 40 participantsCreative expressions can enable a person to express their spontaneity, joyand spirituality through singing, music making, art work, imagery andvisualisation. The timeless dimensions beyond the physical can emergewhere meaning and purpose are discovered. Oliver Sachs said “music ofthe right kind can serve to orient and anchor a (person) when nothingelse can” (2007, Musicophilia). This workshop explores elements of silenceversus sound via meditation, Tibetan singing bowls, shamanic drumming,vocal toning, singing rounds, chants and songs as well as drawing,dancing and group discussions. (Participants are asked to bring a mat formeditation, pastels or oil crayons for drawing and voices for singing.)Having fun is a prerequisite for this workshop.4 t hI n t e r n at ion a lC on f E R E N C Eon C r e at i v eE x pr e s s ioN,C om m u n ic at iona n d D emen t i aWorkshop 4Creativity enlivens the spirit. Live, laugh and expressin this Laughter Boss training workshoPDr Peter SpitzerTime: 9.00am – 5.00pmCost: $140.00 per person, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea includedMaximum of 40 participantsLaughterBoss originates from the philosophy that laughter is the bestmedicine. The positive power of humour is well-known and bringinghumour and laughter into aged care assists staff to more creatively meetquality of life and psychosocial care issues of residents. The LaughterBossis also well placed to help reduce staff stress and improve staff morale.The LaughterBoss is modern day equivalent of the court jester. They bringtogether the art and the medicine. Ideal candidates for training are staffmembers who have intimate knowledge of residents, families and staff aswell as a thorough understanding of the environment and culture of thefacility. Training to become a LaughterBoss does not make the applicanta professional performer. They remain a healthcare professional who hasdeveloped creative skills in introducing humour and laughter into theirfacility. The NHMRC 3 year humour therapy in RACF grant will also bediscussed and reviewed. This is an experiential training workshop so bringalong your funny bone.


c on f e r e n c e pro g r a mCONFERENCE PROGRAMThursday 22 October 20098.00am – 8.45am8.45am – 9.00am9.00am – 9.15am9.15am – 10.30amRegistration (and clown doctors)Welcome to CountryWelcome to Conference, Hilary Lee, Chair, the Society for the Arts in Dementia Care(Australia) Inc.Official OpeningThe Hon John Hill mp, Minister for Health & Minister Assisting the Premier in the ArtsPlenary Session– “You have given me freedom and it tastes so good”Creativity and dementia: are we doing enough?, Dr Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka, (Keynote)– “Exploring the Therapeutic Value of Humour”, Dr Peter Spitzer10.30am – 11.00am Morning tea11.00am – 12.30pm Plenary Session– “Expression of Hearts and Voices: Creative Spirited Living for People with Dementia”,Kirstin Robertson-Gillam, phd candidate (uws), ma (hons), mcouns.– “Soul Journey: Looking Forward, Looking Back”, Joanna Jaaniste– “Creating Images of Safety: Using Art Therapy to aid individuals living withdementia to deal with anxiety & depression”Pat Baines, Alzheimer’s Australia Tasmania12.30pm – 1.30pm LunchProudly Sponsored by Tena.Theme 1Working TowardsBest PracticeTheme 2Expressing Cultureand SpiritualityTheme 3Unlocking theOrganisational Potential1. Judi Parkinson,Queensland Artworkers AllianceThe Development of Non-verbalCommunication Tools for use withPeople with Dementia and Alzheimer’sDisease.2. Alexandra Dyer, One CareUnlocking the Potential of ResidentsLiving with Dementia through DiverseMusic Therapy Projects.3. Ruth Bright, Dementia isn’t allAlzheimer’s.1. Eleanor Kennett-Smith, ECH Inc.Arts for All: An Arts Inclusion Projectfor people living with Dementia in theCommunity and High School Students.2. Gail Kovatseff,Media Resource Centre &Mercury CinemaSeniors on Screen Program.3. Glenn Hayden,Urban Myth Theatre of YouthOut of the Mist: A Collaborationbetween Urban Myth Theatre of Youth,Life Care & Parkrose Village.1. Kirsten James, Dementia BehaviourManagement Advisory ServiceThe Art of Implementation – Keys toManifesting a Creative Culture.2. Julie McAdam,Program Director, MACARTChocolate Works just as well asArt anyway.3. Deborah Treherne, Alzheimer’sAustralia South AustraliaThe Virtual Music Instrument.


3.00pm – 3.30pm3.30pm – 4.10pm4.10pm – 5.40pm5.45pm – 7.30 pmFree EveningAfternoon teaPlenary Session– “A Framework for Creative Expression Programs”,Jane Verity and Hilary LeeKesen Boke Ichiza Theatre Group performanceDiscussion of themes (facilitated by Dr Yukimi Uchide )Conference Art ExhibitionProudly sponsored by Actwell Technology.Welcome by Hon. Jennifer Rankine mp, Minister for AgeingOpening by Mr Russell Starke, Director Greenhill GalleryPerformance by the Tutti Ensemble www.tutti.org.au. This project isproudly supported by the Richard Llewellyn Arts & Disability Trust.4 t hI n t e r n at ion a lC on f E R E N C Eon C r e at i v eE x pr e s s ioN,C om m u n ic at iona n d D emen t i aFriday 23 October 20098.00am – 8.45am Registration8.45am – 8.50am Welcome Day 2Alan Graham, Chief Executive Officer Aged and Community Services SA&NT8.50am – 10.30am Plenary Session (Policy focus)– Mr Steve Georganas mp, Representing the Minister for Ageing, Member for Hindmarsh– Representative from Government (To be advised)– “Arts in Health at Flinders Medical Centre; Using the Arts to Promote the Health andWell Being of Aged Care Patients in a Hospital Setting”, Sally Francis– “Unlocking the Potential within an Organisation”, Colin Bahn,Jan Clark & Yvonne Goldman, Maurice Zeffert10.30am – 11.00am Morning Tea11.00am – 12.30pm Plenary Session (International perspectives)– “The status of creative expression activities programs in British Columbia, Canada,in adult care facilities”, Dr Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka– “A creative approach to dementia care in Japan”Dr Yukimi Uchide12.30pm – 1.30pm Lunch1.30pm – 3.00pm Panel DiscussionFacilitated by Denise Picton, Managing Director, Oz Train Pty Ltd(Representatives covering arts, provider, policy and other interests.)3.00pm – 3.45pm3.45pm – 4.10pmA lively and interactive discussion with a panel made up of personalities with backgrounds in the arts,politics, policy, management and clinical practice. The panel will be professionally facilitated to ensurethat the audience is involved and to bring out the best in our panel members. Key issues that will becovered in the discussion will include how to realise the vision of the inclusion of arts in aged andcommunity care as an essential ingredient or “mainstream” rather than an “extra” and how to move theGovernment to become engaged and acknowledge the value of the arts in aged and community care as anessential component.Plenary Session– “Conference summation”Dr Lyn Arnold ao, Chief Executive, Anglicare SAClosing CommentsHilary Lee, Dr Dalia Gottlieb Tanaka


s pe a k e r bio g r a ph i e sSpeakerBiographiesColin BahnChief Executive Officer,Maurice Zeffert HomeColin Bahn’s unique strength asCEO of Maurice Zeffert Home ishis ability to nurture collectiveenergy and creativity within histeam, resulting in the facility’sphenomenal reputation as a happyenvironment highly sought after byaged clients, families and staff.Sally FrancisArts Coordinator, Arts in Health,Flinders Medical CentreSally Francis is Arts Coordinator,Arts in Health at FMC, one ofthe largest hospital-based artsin health programs in Australia.Sally has a background incommunity health, visual artspractice and arts management.She is an advocate for developinggovernment support for artsin health and promoting thedevelopment of programsthroughout Australia. In 2007she was awarded a ChurchillFellowship travelling to theUK and Ireland to study artsin health.Dalia successfully combines herresearch with practical workwith seniors with dementia. Shefocuses on creativity, dementiaand the therapeutic environment.Dalia is an adjunct professorat the Centre for PopulationHealth Research at UBC. Sheis trained in assessing creativeexpression abilities, designing andimplementing activity programsand environments that meetcognitive and physical needs ofseniors with dementia.Dalia conceived and developedthe award winning The CreativeExpression Activities Programfor seniors with dementia andcontinues to deliver presentationsand workshops in the US,Canada and Israel. Dalia is alsothe founder of The Society forthe Arts in Dementia Care andis the moving force behind theestablishment of additionalaffiliations in Australia andin Israel.Patricia BainesDr Patricia Baines works as an arttherapist for Alzheimer’s AustraliaTasmania. Using image makingshe works with individuals whoare living with the various stagesof dementia and who have beengiven diverse diagnoses. She runsart therapy groups in residentialaged care homes as well as withclients still living at home in thecommunity. Patricia is committedto the engagement of creativity toenable older individuals to live fulland meaningful lives.Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka phdChair of the Society for the Artsin Dementia Care, Vancouver,British ColumbiaDalia Gottlieb-Tanaka earned herPhD from the University of BritishColumbia in 2006, in the Instituteof Health Promotion Researchand the Interdisciplinary StudiesProgram. She graduated in 1976from the Bezalel Academy of Arts &Design in Jerusalem, and receiveda Master of Architecture degree in1980 from the University of BritishColumbia.Alan GrahamChief Executive Officer, Aged &Community Services SA & NT IncAlan spent the first 15 years ofhis working career in the WesternAustralian public service, firstly withthe State Housing Commission,then heading up the WA HeritageCommittee before spending 10years mostly as the CEO of RegionalDevelopment Commissions in theKimberley, Gascoyne and Pilbararegions of the state.


In mid 1993, Alan movedinterstate to take up a positionwith the Australian Councilof National Trusts in Canberrawhere he represented the nationalinterests of the AustralianNational Trust movement. In2005, Alan became the CEOwith the National Trust of SouthAustralia in Adelaide and in 2006became the CEO with Aged andCommunity Services SA&NT.Alan is passionate about makinga contribution at the communitylevel and over the years hasbeen involved with an array ofcommunity and sporting groupsacting in senior executive positions.internationally. These includeeasing the transition to residentialcare, the early identificationand prevention of depressionin people with dementia, amultidisciplinary approachto palliative care as well as anumerous creative expressionprojects.Hilary has published articles onher work and recently completeda study developing the Creative-Expressive Abilities AssessmentTool in collaboration withDr Dalia Gottlieb-Tanaka andDr Peter Graf at the Universityof British Columbia.Hilary is also a leader in thecreative arts in dementia and hasintroduced a new chapter of theSociety for the Arts in DementiaCare to Australia and is currentlythe Chair.mental health and drug and alcoholissues. She enjoys working withthe elderly, and in 2007 directeda performance of arts therapiesstudents at a Successful Ageingconference at the PowerhouseMuseum in Sydney, showinghow the arts therapies can helpaged people. She has contributeda chapter on Dramatherapy tothe book Creative Approaches toDementia Care, edited by TrevorAdams and Hilary Lee, which willbe published later this year byPalgrave Macmillan. A passionateeducator and inspiring speaker,Joanna teaches at tertiary level atvarious institutions, as well as TheDramatherapy Centre, Sydney ofwhich she is Principal. She haslectured and presented papers atuniversities and conferences in theUSA, Europe and South Africa.4 t hI n t e r n at ion a lC on f E R E N C Eon C r e at i v eE x pr e s s ioN,C om m u n ic at iona n d D emen t i aHilary Lee msc otrChair, The Society for the Arts inDementia Care (Australia) Inc.Hilary Lee is an innovator andresearcher in dementia care. Shehas a background in occupationaltherapy and has completed aMasters in Science at CurtinUniversity of Technology inPerth, researching the outcomesof the Spark of Life Club Program.Hilary now works as the codeveloper with Dementia CareAustralia and supports CEOsand senior management atinternational health careorganisations to achieve theirvision and enrich their culture.Hilary has undertaken manyprojects in dementia care thathave been the first of theirkind and has presented herwork both nationally andJoanna Jaanisteb.a. (hons.), dip.ed.,dip.dramatherapy, athr (Drama)Joanna Jaaniste is a registereddramatherapist with experience ingrief work, healing relationshipsand understanding your biography.She specialises in story work,roleplay and improvisation. Herlively approach is influenced bythe work of Carl Jung and RudolfSteiner. She believes strongly in thepower of dramatherapy to assistparticipants to find new directionsfor their lives. Joanna’s work attwo Sydney Area Health Servicesincludes individual and groupdramatherapy with clients withKirstin Robertson-Gillammcouns, ba(psych), rn, rmtKirstin Robertson-Gillam has beena Music Therapist, RegisteredNurse and Counsellor for 26 yearswith experience in aged care,palliative care, mental healthand disabilities.Kirstin lectured in music therapyat university-based courses inSydney, Australia and continuesto give guest lectures. She hassupervised many music therapystudents on clinical placementand gives mentor supervisionto undergraduate and graduatemusic therapists and counsellors.


10s pe a k e r bio g r a ph i e sKirstin created the Spirited LivingProgram® which utilizes imagery,music and meditation for peopleof all ages to motivate andimprove health.Kirstin has recently beenemployed at the HammondCare Group and at AlzheimersAustralia. She has a privatecreative arts counselling, musicand education practice based inthe Blue Mountains and Sydney.international impact of hospitalclown units on the healthcare system.Peter regularly performs openheartsurgery as Dr Fruit-Loop.His main aim is to infect hispatients with joy and laughter.He is involved in the training ofClown Doctors in hospital issuesand establishing Clown DoctorTeams. He visited East Timor in2000 to help people who hadbeen through trauma to find theirsmiles again.Jane Verityotr, ft, csp, nlpmpJane Verity is the Founder and CEOof Dementia Care Australia andis a world leader and pioneer inthe emotional care of people withdementia. She has the vision andcourage to challenge the status quoand create a world of dementia carethat ignites the human spirit.Dr Peter Spitzer(aka Dr Fruit Loop)mb.bs., facrrm, churchill fellowMedical Director, Co-Founder,Humour FoundationDr Peter Spitzer is the GeneralPractitioner and Founder ofWintergarden Medical CentreBowral NSW. A vocationallyregistered GP, Peter actively usesacupuncture, hypnosis, counselling,psychotherapy, provocativetherapy, nutrition, vitamin therapyand herbal medicine, as well asallopathic medicine.Peter has presented work inthe USA, Australian Society ofHypnosis, Sydney UniversityPost-Graduate Pain ManagementCourse, Australian Associationof Grief Counsellors, psychologyworkshops, lecture/keynote toDivisions of General Practice,presentations to the corporatesector and community groupsand teaching medical students.Yukimi UchideKesen Boke Ichiza Theatre GroupDr. Yukimi Uchide is currently thechief director of ten facilities runby the Social Welfare FoundationTennjin-kai, which includes GroupHomes, Special Nursing Homes andDay Care Centres. As a part of hersocial activities, Yukimi has alsobeen running Kesen Boke Ichiza,a volunteer theatre group. Thegroup uses drama to communicateto the local community the issuesof dementia, thus enhancingcommunity awareness of peoplewith dementia.Yukimi’s latest research theme is “ANon-verbal Monitoring Method forEmotional Response Designed forPeople with Advanced Dementia.”The research theme reflects theimportance of exploring andunderstanding the inner world ofpeople with dementia.Jane has created the Spark of Life;a non-pharmacological, systematicapproach to dementia care that hasbeen adopted by aged care facilitiesthroughout Australia and overseas.In July 2009 Spark of Life receivedthe international IAHSA Award forinnovation and excellence.Originally from Denmark andnow living in Australia, Janeis an occupational and familytherapist, a master practitioner inNeuro Linguistic Programming(NLP) and has earnt the highestinternational accreditation asa professional speaker. She hasalso been appointed as the EdenAlternative Mentor for all the Nordiccountries. She has authored twointernationally published books andcontributes regularly to nationaland international dementia journals.In 2001, Peter was awarded theChurchill Fellowship to study the


11RegistrationEarly Bird ^^Regular(before 09/09/09) (after 09/09/09)Full Member * $500.00 $575.00Discounted Full Member(3 or more delegates) ** $425.00 N/AFull Non Member $575.00 $650.004 t hI n t e r n at ion a lC on f E R E N C Eon C r e at i v eE x pr e s s ioN,C om m u n ic at iona n d D emen t i aFull Concession ^ $250.00 $325.00Day Member $300.00 $300.00Day Non Member $375.00 $375.00Workshop 1 $80.00 $80.00Workshop 2 $80.00 $80.00Workshop 3 $80.00 $80.00Workshop 4 $140.00 $140.00* Members of Aged and Community Services Federation Associations, staff frommember providers and members of the Society for the Arts in Dementia Care(Australia) Inc. qualify for the “Members Rate”.** If you register 3 or more delegates from the one organisation, the registrationwill be discounted to $425.00 per person.This discounted group registration for 3 or more only applies to the following:1. Delegates from a single organisation (larger metropolitan provider)2. Country local/regional ‘groupings’ (providers from specific regional locationsor country towns etc.)3. Metropolitan ‘groupings’ of smaller providersRegistrations received under category 2 or 3 must be coordinated and paid for byone organisation. When registering, the lead organisation must identify all otherorganisations that are party to the ‘grouping’ arrangement. Only genuinely smallmetropolitan providers should consider registering under this arrangement.^ You must hold a current concession card to qualify for the “Concession Rate”.Please fax a copy of your concession card to +61 8 8125 2233 when registering.^^ Early Bird registration must be booked and paid for before or on 9 September2009 for rates to apply.inclusionsThe Full Registration Feeincludes attendance at allConference sessions, the ArtsExhibition Opening, morningteas, lunches and afternoon teason the Conference days, a satcheland program handbook. As thereis no formal Conference dinner,we encourage you to arrange yourown networking opportunitiesafter the Arts Exhibition Openingon Thursday 22 October.The Day Registration Feeincludes attendance at theConference sessions, morningand afternoon tea and lunch onthe nominated day, a satchel andprogram handbook. Attendanceat the Arts Exhibition Openingmust be booked separately andwill incur an additional fee.


12r e g i s t r at ionPayment of Registration FeesPayment must accompany all registration forms and may be made bycredit card or cheque payable to ‘All Occasions Group Trust Account No.2’ or by electronic funds transfer: Commonwealth Bank, BSB: 065 112,Account number: 1016 3929. To allow us to identify your payment, pleaseenter your surname as the statement reference and a remittance advicemust also be forwarded by email, mail or fax.Please Note: Full payment is required prior to the commencement of theConference. Admission to the Conference and all Social Functions will berefused if payment has not been received.Confirmation of RegistrationYour registration will be acknowledged in writing with confirmationof your requirements according to your registration form. You will alsoreceive a Tax Invoice.Conference Registration DeskAll delegates must register to attend the Conference. The registrationand information desk will be located in the main foyer of the AdelaideConvention Centre and will be open during the following hours:Wednesday 21 October 20094.00pm – 5.00pmSuggesteddining precinctsWe encourage delegates to networkover dinners in the followingAdelaide destinations:The Parade, NorwoodA hub of cosy cafes andMediterranean cuisine.Gouger Street, AdelaideAlong with the best Asian cuisinein town Adelaide’s Chinatownprecinct also boasts great steak andseafood restaurants.Holdfast Shores, GlenelgA scenic tram ride down to thisBayside suburb offers endlessdining options.Rundle Street,East End, AdelaideThe true ‘latte’ crowd of Adelaidegathers here for great coffee andgreat dining.Thursday 22 October 2009Friday 23 October 20098.00am – 5.00pm8.00am – 4.00pmName BadgesSponsored by Domiciliary Care SA.All delegates, sponsors and exhibitors will be issued with a name badge atregistration. Admittance to all sessions and the Arts Exhibition Launch willrequire presentation of your badge.Cancellation PolicyRegistration: Delegates who, after registering, find themselves unable toattend the Conference are welcome to nominate a substitute delegate andmust inform the Conference Organiser in writing. A refund of registrationfees, less a cancellation fee of $110.00 (inc GST) will be made if received by22 September 2009. Registration cancellations received less than 30 daysand up to seven days prior to the Conference will receive a 50% refund.No refunds will be given for registration cancellations received withinseven days of the Conference.Arts Exhibition Opening Tickets: Regrettably, additional Arts ExhibitionOpening tickets will not be refunded if participation is cancelled less than48 hours prior to the function.Accommodation: One night’s deposit is required to confirm your booking.The remaining nights accommodation and any incidentals will be payableby you upon check-out. Deposit refunds are at the discretion of the hotel.All cancellations must be sent in writing, either by email, fax or mail, toAll Occasions Management.


13Social ProgramArts Exhibition OpeningDate: Thursday, 22 October 2009Time: 5.45pm – 7.30pmVenue: Hall G, AdelaideConvention CentreCost: Included in Full Registrationfee. Additional tickets are$45.00 per ticket.We are excited to be hosting theCreative Arts Exhibition as part ofthe 4th International Conference onCreative Expression, Communicationand Dementia. Our exhibition aimsto showcase the diversity of visualarts and to focus on the creativeexpression of older persons reflectiveof their life experiences and culturebackgrounds.The exhibition opening is proudlysupported by Flinders MedicalCentre, Marra Dreaming IndigenousArts, Aldersgate (Uniting CareWesley Adelaide aged care facility),Helping Hand Aged Care, ECH Inc.and the Richard Llewellyn Arts &Disability Trust.The Arts Exhibition Opening willbe held at the Adelaide ConventionCentre on Thursday 22nd October2009 at 5.45pm, straight after thefirst conference day. It will providea great opportunity to showcase abroad range of artworks by olderpersons living within community,residential aged care, participantsof day programs and patientsof hospitals.The Arts Exhibition Opening willfeature a welcome by MinisterRankine, guest speaker RussellStarke, oam, Director of GreenhillGalleries Adelaide andperformance by the TuttiEnsemble. Come and celebratethe lives of these artists as theyshare their lives in a rich,wonderful way!4 t hI n t e r n at ion a lC on f E R E N C Eon C r e at i v eE x pr e s s ioN,C om m u n ic at iona n d D emen t i aKesen Boke Ichiza Theatre GroupDate: Thursday, 22 October 2009Time: 4.10pm – 5.40pmVenue: Hall G, Adelaide Convention CentreThis theatre group formed in 1994 under the initiative of the staff of theKesen Day Service Centre, a dementia-specific day care centre located inthe City of Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture in Japan. The group was joined by avariety of volunteers including local home helpers, traditional folk singers,English conversation teachers and so forth, who were keen to promote abetter understanding of dementia.‘Our aim is to go out into the community and promote a better understandingof dementia and its related issues through comical sketches. Such visualmeans, we believe, are far more effective than any lectures in helping thecommunity be more aware of various issues related to dementia. Our motto“Let’s promote a better understanding of dementia!” represents thethree appeals we would like to make to the community. The first is to removeprejudice against dementia by promoting the idea that, when we relate to themwell, elderly people with dementia are not much different from other elderlypeople except that they have slightly unusual personalities. The second is tobring them out into the community because there are limits to the care thattheir own family alone can provide. And the third is to encourage people toconsider dementia as their own issue. The whole community will come to gripswith the issue of dementia when everyone seriously considers what it would belike if they themselves or their relatives have dementia.’


14ac c om modat ionAccommodationAccommodation has been reserved at the hotels listed on page 15with special Conference rates when booked through All OccasionsManagement. Accommodation rooms are limited and allocation will bestrictly on first-come first-serve basis. As this is a busy time in Adelaide weencourage you to book your accommodation as soon as possible to avoiddisappointment.Booking and DepositTo make a booking please complete the relevant section on the registrationform and forward an amount equal to one night’s accommodation rate,to All Occasions Management. Amounts sent greater than the first night’sdeposit for accommodation will be returned. Delegates will then beresponsible for settling their final account with the hotel at check out.Arrival TimeHotel check in time is 2.00pm. If you arrive prior to this time your roommay not be available. To guarantee a room for an early arrival you willneed to book for the previous night.Late ArrivalsPlease indicate on your booking form or notify All Occasions Managementin writing if you will arrive at your hotel after 6.00pm on the day ofarrival. Failure to do so may result in your room being released.The accommodation deposit will be forfeited should you not arrive on thedate for which you have booked. In this instance, your subsequent night’saccommodation will be cancelled and may be re-sold without notice.Check OutCheck out time is strictly 10.00am unless otherwise indicated. Late checkout will result in the hotel’s daily rate being charged.Rates and TerminologyAll rates are in Australian dollars inclusive of GST and are for room onlyunless indicated otherwise. All rates refer to single, double or twin shareunless otherwise indicated.‘Single’ a single occupancy room‘Double’ a room with one double or queen bed‘Twin’ a room with two bedsAlterations andCancellationsAlterations or cancellation ofhotel accommodation must besent in writing to All OccasionsManagement, not to the hotel.Cancellations with less thanseven days notice given mayincur a penalty. This is at thediscretion of the hotel.Terms andConditionsThe accommodation availabilityand prices shown in thisregistration brochure are currentat the time of publication;however, they are subjectto change without notice inaccordance with the terms andconditions of each supplier.4th International CreativeExpression, Communication andDementia (CECD) and CreativeAgeing Conference and AllOccasions Management accept noresponsibility for any additionalcosts or inconvenience incurred.


151. Mercure Grosvenor HotelNorth Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000Telephone: +61 8 8407 8888Facsimile: +61 8 8407 8866$205 – Standard Room per night2. Holiday Inn Adelaide65 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA 5000Telephone: +61 1800 899 960Facsimile: +61 8 8237 3800$210 – Standard Deluxe Room per night4 t hI n t e r n at ion a lC on f E R E N C Eon C r e at i v eE x pr e s s ioN,C om m u n ic at iona n d D emen t i a3. Miller Apartment16 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA 5000Telephone: +61 8 8410 1888Facsimile: +61 8 8212 9480$185 – One Bedroom Deluxe Apartment per night4. Oaks Embassy96 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000Telephone: +61 8 8124 9900Facsimile: +61 8 8124 9901$187 – One Bedroom Deluxe Apartment per night$219 – Two Bedroom Deluxe Apartment per night5. Sebel Playford Hotel120 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000Telephone: +61 8 8213 8888Facsimile: +61 8 8213 8833$239 – Deluxe Guestroom per night6. Stamford Plaza150 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000Telephone: +61 8 8461 1111Facsimile: +61 8 8231 7572$225 – Superior Room per night


16ac c om modat ion m a paccommodation mapriver torrensUniSACity WestStopAdelaide Convention Centrenorth terr ace4hindley st reetAdelaide Festival Centre152RailwayStationStop36RundleMallStopk i ng wi lliam str e etTo North AdelaideRundle m allRundle Street Eastcurrie st reetLightsquarewaymou th st reetfr anklin st reett r a mlinePirieStreetStopgrenfell st reetpirie st reetAdelaide Town Hallflinders st reetmorphett st reetgrote st reetCentral Marketgouger st reetVictoriaSquareStopvictoriasquarewakefield st reetangas st reetpulteney st reetfrome st reetTo Glenelg (10km)Tram RunsMonday to Friday8.00am – 5.35pmevery 8 mins. on average.Saturday, Sunday,public holidays9.00am – 6.00pmapproximately every 15 mins.Other times(to Midnight)approximately every 20 mins.1. Mercure Grosvenor Hotel2. Holiday Inn3. Miller Apartment4. Oaks Embassy Adelaide5. Sebel Playford Hotel6. Stamford Plaza AdelaideTramlineThe tram is free within city limits,or can be taken to beachside Glenelg.


Thursday 22 – Friday 23 October 2009Adelaide Convention Centre,South Australia4th International Conferenceon Creative Expression,Communication and Dementia21ARTS AGEINGand CREATIVITYunlocking the potentialHosted byThe Society for the Arts inDementia Care (Australia) IncAged and CommunityServices SA & NT Incpage 20-21Registration FormPlease accept the form as a Tax Invoice from ACS SA&NT.All amounts are in Australian dollars unless otherwise indicated and are GST inclusive.Save time and register online at www.alloccasionsgroup.com/CECD09.If more than one delegate, please photocopy the blank form and complete.ABN: 68 220 832 293Delegate DetailsTitleGiven NameLast NamePreferred name for badgePositionOrganisationAddressStateTelephoneMobileFacsimileCityPostcodeEmail (all information and updates regarding the Conference will be sent to this address)Any special requirements? (e.g. dietary, wheelchair access)All Occasions Group uses commercial electronic messages (i.e. email updates,newsletter etc.) to keep delegates, sponsors and accompanying partnersinformed on both current and future events. You will automatically be keptinformed of Conference and accommodation specials.PrivacyIn registering for this Conferencerelevant details will be incorporatedinto a delegate list. Your details(name, state, organisation, emailand phone number) may be madeavailable to parties directly relatedto the Conference includingAll Occasions Management, AllOccasions Travel, venues andaccommodation providers (for thepurposes of room bookings andConference options), sponsors,exhibitors (subject to strictconditions) and parties associatedwith related Conferences. Bycompleting the registration form,you acknowledge that the detailssupplied by you may be used forthe above purposes. Should you notwish for your details to be used forthese purposes, please contact AllOccasions Management as soon aspossible.Please do not include my detailson the delegate list.No, I would not like to be kept informed of Conferences, travel andaccommodation specials and/or holiday/travel prizes.


22 r e g i s t r at ion f or mRegistration FeesAll fees are in Australian dollars and are GST inclusive.Early Bird ^^Regular(before 09/09/09) (after 09/09/09)Full Member * $500.00 $575.00Discounted Full Member(3 or more delegates) ** $425.00 N/AFull Non Member $575.00 $650.00Full Concession ^ $250.00 $325.00Day Member $300.00 $300.00Day Non Member $375.00 $375.00Workshop 1 $80.00 $80.00Workshop 2 $80.00 $80.00Workshop 3 $80.00 $80.00Workshop 4 $140.00 $140.00Accommodation OptionsAll Occasions Management hasreserved accommodation at a rangeof hotels. To access these rooms atthe Conference rate, all rooms mustbe booked through All OccasionsManagement. Rooms will beallocated strictly on first-come-firstservebasis.Arrival DateDeparture DateEstimated Time of ArrivalName of person(s) sharing* Members of Aged and Community Services Federation Associations, staff frommember providers and members of the Society for the Arts in Dementia Care(Australia) Inc. qualify for the “Members Rate”.** If you register 3 or more delegates from the one organisation, the registration^will be discounted to $425.00 per person.This discounted group registration for 3 or more only applies to the following:1. Delegates from a single organisation (larger metropolitan provider)2. Country local/regional ‘groupings’(providers from specific regional locations or country towns etc)3. Metropolitan ‘groupings’ of smaller providersRegistrations received under category 2 or 3 must be coordinated and paid for byone organisation. When registering, the lead organisation must identify all otherorganisations that are party to the ‘grouping’ arrangement. Only genuinely smallmetropolitan providers should consider registering under this arrangement.You must hold a current concession card to qualify for the “Concession Rate”.Please fax a copy of your concession card to +61 8 8125 2233 when registering.^^ Early Bird registration must be booked and paid for before or on 9 September2009 for rates to apply.Social FunctionTo assist with catering please indicate your intentions.(Failure to do so will be registered as non-attendance.)Yes, I/we will attend the:Arts Exhibition Opening on Thursday, 22 October 2009(inclusive for Full registrations)Arts Exhibition Opening on Thursday, 22 October 2009(additional tickets, day registrations) – $45.00 per ticketNumber of tickets requiredSingle Double Twin &/orSmoking Non-SmokingPlease indicate your hotel preference(1,2,3) in the boxes below. All ratesare room only per night and GSTinclusive.1. Mercure Grosvenor Hotel$205 – Standard Room per night2. Holiday Inn Adelaide$210 – Standard Deluxe Roomper night3. Miller Apartment$185 – One Bedroom DeluxeApartment per night4. Oaks Embassy$187 – One Bedroom DeluxeApartment per night$219 – Two Bedroom DeluxeApartment per night5. Sebel Playford Hotel$239 – Deluxe Guestroomper night6. Stamford Plaza$225 – Superior Room per night


23Accommodation Alterationsand CancellationsAlterations or cancellation ofhotel accommodation must besent in writing to All OccasionsManagement, not to the hotel.Travel OptionsAll Occasions Travel can makeflight bookings for you. Pleasecomplete the details below and atravel consultant will contact youto complete the booking. Uponbooking an invoice will be sent toyou for payment.Desired Departure DateDesired Departure TimeDesired Return DateDesired Return TimeFrequent Flyer numberNumber of PersonsPlease provide me with furtherinformation about:Car HireTravel InsurancePre and Post ConferenceTour optionsCancellation Policyand Other PoliciesI have read and I agree, to all thecancellation policy on page 12 andall other policies outlined withinthis registration brochure andregistration form.PaymentRegistration $Social Function $Accommodation (equal to one night’s deposit only) $Total $Please Note: FULL PAYMENT is required prior to the commencement of theConference. Admission to the Conference and all related functions will berefused if payment has not been received.Payment or payment advice must accompanythis form and may be made by:Cheque or money order payable to‘All Occasions Group Trust Account No. 2’Electronic Funds Transfer to Commonwealth Bank Australia, BSB 065112, Account Number 1016 3929* To allow us to identify your EFT payment, please enter your surnameas the Statement reference. A remittance advice must also be forwardedby email or fax, to All Occasions Management.Please debit my credit card for the above totalMasterCard Visa Diners Club AMEXCard holder’s name as it appears on the card:Card Number: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |Expiry Date:Signature:Please note that debits to your credit card will appear as“All Occasions Group” on your statement.Please return this form to:CECD09All Occasions Management41 Anderson Street, Thebarton SA 5031Telephone: +61 8 8125 2200Facsimile: +61 8 8125 2233Email: shanna@aomevents.comwww.alloccasionsgroup.com/CECD09Signature:Date:


24The Conference willinvolve and engageaged care managers andexecutives, practitioners(occupational &diversional therapists,lifestyle coordinators,allied health and nurses),performing artists, seniors,international experts andresearchers as well as thebroader community todiscuss the positive valueof active participation inthe creative arts for olderpeople. It will also providean excellent opportunityfor delegates to exchangeideas and insights aboutcreative approaches thatcan improve the lives ofolder people.ARTS AGEINGand CREATIVITYunlocking the potentialMajor SponsorsOther Sponsors


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