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Down Syndrome NSW
Level 6/410 Church St, North Parramatta
9am-5pm Monday - Thursday
T: 9841 444

Thursday, 22 November 2012

A forum for health professionals on how to support people with intellectual disability when they are in hospital

9 am - 3 pm  4 December 2012
Research & Education Centre, Auditorium
St George Hospital, Kogarah

The free forum is designed to focus on the needs of patients with intellectual disability in the hospital system, develop partnerships between health staff and the disability services sector, as well as capture emerging issues throughout the patient journey.

Speakers will include clinical experts from Medicine, Allied Health, Mental Health and client and carer representatives.

This forum will seek to:
  • Encourage discussion of the barriers faced and possible solutions to managing the hospitalisation of 
  • patients with intellectual disability.
  • Introduce participants to appropriate resources and services and enhance means of access.
  • Promote patient safety as a core principle in the delivery of health care.
  • Present ALL aspects of the journey- including the patient and the carer 
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