The Adelaide G-TRAC Centre are looking for expressions of interest for the Teaching on the Run Supervision Foundation training 1 day workshop.

The Centre is funding 20 FREE places (normally training costs $300 +per person) for the “Teaching on the Run” foundation workshop training that aims to strengthen skills in facilitating, supervising and mentoring students or staff in your organisation.

When: 9.00am – 5.00pm, Friday 8 May 2015
Where: Adelaide G-TRAC Centre, 61 Silkes Rd, Paradise SA 5075
Presenter: Professor Fiona Lake

The Centre wants to ensure the aged care/allied health sector has training in the supervision/mentoring of students and staff – which has been available in the University/hospital sectors for some time. This is a 1 day workshop 8 May at the Centre and we would like health and aged care organisations/workers to identify people in your area who would benefit from the training.

Please send your expression of interest form to gtrac@adelaide.edu.au by COB Friday 24 April.

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Healthy Ageing – Mobility and Frailty

You are invited to the Challenges of Care in an Ageing Population: G-TRAC Healthy Ageing Seminar Series.The Centre is holding an ongoing series of seminars and workshops in on key Aged Care topics. The sessions are delivered by a range of specialists. All Health and Aged Care practitioners and Consumers are welcome to attend.

The next seminar will cover:

Should frailty always be considered when treating older patients? Should we treat mobility as a vital sign? - Dr Olga Theou

The Healthy Ageing Approach: Implication and Implementation in Aged Care - Josephine Boylan


When
Wednesday 25 March, 3.30 – 5.30 pm. Please arrive at 3.20pm for a 3.30pm start.

Where
Adelaide G-TRAC Centre
61 Silkes Rd
Paradise
SA 5075
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Register for the seminar by clicking here.

* Networking and refreshments served between speakers. Please advise if you have any dietary requirements.

Contact

Rosie Bonnin, Centre CoordinatorEmail gtrac@adelaide.edu.au | Phone 08 8313 2144
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G-TRAC in partnership with Campbelltown Council is hosting an inter generational festival event ‘Engaging with Ageing –A Health and Wellbeing Expo’ on 14 October 2014: a fun, informative day that everyone is welcome to join.

The expo has an action theme and there will be activities, dancing demonstrations, information booths, entertainment and community art activities. Sprout will be doing cooking demonstrations and there will be lunch and refreshments provided.

Bookings can be made by phoning the council on 8366 9222

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The University Adelaide G-TRAC Centre was presented with their finalist certificate at the launch of the 2014 Intergenerational Festival at COTA SA today. G-TRAC is a finalist in the Every Generation Intergenerational Award which recognises exemplary initiatives that bring older and younger people together in partnership. We’re also pleased to announce that G-TRAC advisor and Community Fitness Leader [...]

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Professor John Morley is the Divisional Director of Geriatrics at St Louis University which focuses on frailty, nutrition, sarcopenia, Alzheimer’s disease and delirium. He visited Adelaide G-TRAC Centre to take part in the G-TRAC Research Workshop on Thursday 7 August. He joined the G-TRAC team for lunch and a tour of the Resthaven Aged Care [...]

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The Resthaven Aged Care Campus with the Adelaide G-TRAC Centre opened their doors to the local community on Friday 20th of June 2014 for the inaugural National Aged Care Open Day. The event was opened by Professor Ian Maddocks Senior Australian of the Year 2013. He applauded the campus for their innovative work in aged [...]

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The Adelaide G-TRAC Centre has launched an exciting new video outlining the centre’s teaching and training programs. Students, consumers and staff are featured working together within a range of aged care settings. 

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Director of G-TRAC Centre, Professor Renuka Visvanathan gave her inaugural lecture this year on ‘Achieving Healthy Ageing by better addressing Nutritional Frailty’. The popular lecture covered important research being undertaken at the University of Adelaide on this vital national research priority.

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Resthaven Inc. has made available one $50,000 Research Grant to be administered through the Adelaide G-TRAC Centre. The aim of this research grant opportunity is to support a linkage or partnership grant application for research commencing in 2015. Please note that this grant is a cash commitment. Funds will be released following evidence of success [...]

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G-TRAC has celebrated a year since its official opening at an event with partners, community members and students. We have a had a an excellent start to 2014 welcoming our new students and launching our 2014 seminar series ‘Challenges of Care in an Ageing Population’. We are also pleased to announce our new G-TRAC Consumer [...]

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