Enhancing Care Conference

Wed, 03 April 2019, 8:30 AM - Thu, 04 April 2019, 4:30 PM [AST]

1315, Regent Street, Fredericton, NB, E3C 1A1, Canada

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Day One / Jour 1 : Clinical and Leadership Focus / Orientation Clinique et Direction Partial Approval -$130.00

Day one is tailored towards Long-term Care and Acute Care Leadership/Clinical Staff.

Day One / Jour 1 : student / étudiant Partial Approval - $60.00

Day one is tailored towards Long-term Care and Acute Care Leadership/Clinical Staff.

Day Two / Jour 2 : Practical “Hands on” Focus / Outils et Conseils Pratiques Partial Approval -$130.00

A day focused toward Direct Care Staff in Home Care, Adult Day programs, Special Care Homes and Nursing Homes.

Day Two / Jour 2 : student / étudiant Partial Approval - $60.00

A day tailored toward Direct Care Staff in Home Care, Adult Day programs, Special Care Homes and Nursing Homes.

Two Day Package / Forfait deux jours Partial Approval -$240.00

This ticket will allow you to attend BOTH days of the conference.

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Event Information

Wed, 03 April 2019, 8:30 AM - Thu, 04 April 2019, 4:30 PM [AST]

About the Event

Our Enhancing Care Conference is tailored towards health-care professionals caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias.

This unique conference will be hosted for TWO seperate days: 

  • Day ONE will have keynote speakers and interactive workshops designed for long-term care and acute care leadership/clinical staff. 
  • Day TWO will be focused on Direct Care staff in Home Care, Adult Day programs, Special Care Homes and Nursing Homes. 

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About the Organizer

The Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick exists to alleviate the personal and social consequences of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias through the provision of support, education, and advocacy and to promote the search for a cause and a cure.

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Event Speakers

Jim Kinsey
Director of Member Experience at Planetree

Jim has over 25 years in healthcare and has spent the last ten years consulting and educating long term care organizations for the implementation and sustainability of person-centred care. Jim is currently responsible for leading twenty-five Planetree member sites with their implementation of a patient and resident centered care culture.

Alan Manning
Executive Vice President at Planetree

Alan Manning is the Executive Vice President at Planetree, Inc., a mission based non-profit dedicated to pioneering methods for personalizing, humanizing and demystifying the healthcare experience. Planetree currently partners with healthcare organizations across the continuum of care in 19 different countries. Manning oversees many aspects of the day-to-day operations of the organization while also collaborating with sites in several countries.

Rev. Faye Forbes
PWA Advocate, Speaker, Advisory Member

Rev’d Faye Forbes is a person living with dementia. Since she was diagnosed years ago, she has become an advocate for those living with this disease. She was an advisory member for the Nova Scotia Dementia Strategy, Committee; member for the Dementia Friends Initiative; speaker at several conferences, including the G7 Global Action against Dementia; collaborated on an article for the Canadian Journal of Geriatric Medicine; and member of the Alzheimer Society of Canada Board of directors.

Brian LeBlanc
International Alzheimer’s Advocate

In his career, Brian was a successful Public Relations and Marketing Director. He utilizes those skills today as an International Alzheimer's Advocate. Brain shares his experience to challenge what people assume about those with dementia. He challenges us to ask or learn what the person with dementia wants or needs instead of assuming you already know, to see the person, and NOT their disease, to connecting with the person with dementia in a meaningful way, using a person-centred approach.

Patrick Ledwell
Popular Host and Comedian

Patrick Ledwell was born, raised, and now lives on Prince Edward Island. In April 2007, he was invited to perform at the Halifax Comedy Festival, one of Canada's premier comedy events. He has also appeared on CBC Radio’s comedy showcase “Hilarious and Homegrown” and on the national CBC Radio program "Madly Off in All Directions”. Ledwell is a headline performer in the “Island Standup Showcase”, a comedy event in Charlottetown, PEI. He has also written for the CBC Radio series "Lost and Found.”

Dr. Jo-Ann Vis
Associate Professor and graduate Coordinator at Lakehead University School of Social Work

Barb Fletcher
Breakthrough Specialist – PurposedPotential

Elizabeth Eldridge, BMT, MTA
Founder & Director of Arpeggio Health Services

Julie Weir, BN, RN, MN
Assistant Director, Responsible for Clinical and Care Innovation with the NBANH

Shelley Shillington
Director of Operations, Loch Lomond Villa