The LG Professionals WA Age Friendly Communities and Community Development Networks are pleased to announce a joint Professional Development Day.
Local government officers attending this event will learn from practical local government case studies and hear from experienced practitioners and service providers on a variety of topics such as: service provision in smaller communities; enabling active ageing, prevention and improved wellbeing of seniors and the role of local government in keeping seniors living independently in smaller communities.
9.30 - Morning Tea and Regsitration
10.00 - Welcome - Shire of Cranbrook
10.05 - Age Friendly cities concept - Christine Young, Network Chair, Age Friendly Communities Network
10.25 - Enablers of regional service provision and forming local government partnerships - Silver Chain
10.45 - Local Government Community Development Officers in the preventative health space - Shire of Cranbrook Fitness Classes and City of Albany Easy Movers Case Studies
11.00 - Break
11.05 - Dementia Friendly Community Towns - Alzheimer's WA and Shire of Manjimup
11.45 - The value of Community Development Officers, Community Development Network
12.15 - Lunch
12.45 - Tour of Cranbrook Regional Community Hub
1.45 - Activating dormant facilities in smaller communities - Shire of Cranbrook case study
2.15 - Panel discussion on keeping older people ageing well and living independently in smaller communities: What can local governments do from a community development perspective?
Panel members: Peter Northover, CEO Shire of Cranbrook; Christine Young, Network Chair, Age Friendly Communities Network; Silver Chain, Alzheimer's WA; Garry Fisher, Network Chair, Community Development Network
3.00 - Questions
3.15 - Closing comments - Peter Northover, CEO Shire of Cranbrook and Garry Fisher, Network Chair, Community Development Network
Terms & Conditions:
Local Government Professionals Australia WA understands that circumstances may arise which prevent a delegate from attending once enrolled. In that instance, Local Government Professionals Australia WA policy is to accept a substitute. Enrolments cannot be shared with other delegates. In the event that cancellation of the enrolment is made, Local Government Professionals Australia WA will charge a 30% fee to meet administration costs for enrolments cancelled more than 14 days prior to the event. No refund can be made for cancellations less than 14 days prior to the event.
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