NZDSN National Symposium – Effectively Supporting People with Very High Needs Post School

NZDSN National Symposium – Effectively Supporting People with Very High Needs Post School

Registrations Now Open 

April 29th 2020
9:00AM – 4:00PM

Venue: Sudima Hotel Auckland Airport, 18 Airpark Drive

An opportunity to focus on supporting individualised participation
in everyday things in everyday places

Programme:

9:00am  Mihi Whakatau 

9:30am The Enabling Good Lives Principles and what implementation looks like for people with Very High Needs – Mark Benjamin (Chief Executive SAMS and Care Matters, Co-facilitator EGL Mid Central Leadership Group) and Tina Lincoln (Care Matters facilitator and Co-facilitator EGL Mid Central Leadership Group)

Personalised Approaches: provider perspectives: why, what and how?

10:00am  Real World Living: Marian Galvin and families

10:45am Morning Tea

11:00am Manawanui: Sarah Gimson (General Manager, Customer Experience) and a family member

11:45am CCS Disability Action: Daniel Maseege (Service Manager Youth development and adults team) and family members

12:30pm Lunch

1:15pm  Provider and Family Panel Discussion: Challenges and Opportunities

1:45pm Building a Communication and Choice Making Matrix – a first step to decision making: Lisa Martin (Director, Complex Carers Group)

2:15pm Afternoon Tea 

2:30pm Supported Decision Making: Nan Jensen (Director, Abilityworx, Family/disability law specialist)

3:15pm Supported Decision Making: TBC

3:45pm Wrap Up and Conclusion

To Register: Click here

Fee: Funding from MSD enables us to offer a subsidised rate of: $150 plus GST
Family members Free

Exhibitors: There will be space available for organisations to exhibit and showcase products and services. Stands available from $175 plus GST. Contact: admin@nzdsn.org.nz

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