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Seniors Housing Forum 2013

The Shire of Denmark hosted a Denmark Seniors Housing Forum on Thursday, 15 August 2013.  The purpose of the Forum was to seek answers to the progressive housing needs, now and into the future, for the aged in Denmark.

To download a copy of a Speakers Presentation please click on the links below.

Ian ‘Mo’ Mulholland, President—Denmark Over 50s Association

Perception of need at a local level & current issues facing Denmark residents

David Fenwick, CEO—Amaroo Care Services

Changing Seniors Accommodation & Adaptability of Housing

Context of Amaroo in the market—trends & predictions

Sam Barron, Health Service Manager—Denmark Health Service

Multipurpose Service—current / future service delivery model

Respite and current / future trends for Aged Care

Ken Marston, Chief Executive—Council on the Ageing WA

Challenges & Opportunities for Ageing in Place in WA

Lesley Pearson & Joanne Penman, Regional & Area Manager—Silver Chain

Community Services—Aged Care

Primary Health—Community Engagement Health Needs Survey (Walpole)

Kenny Annand, Consultant—KGA Consulting

Beyond Retirement Villages (Structures)

David Wray, A/Director Seniors & Volunteers—Department for Communities

Ageing in Place—Planning for Seniors housing needs

Statistics & Facts—housing issues and options

Peter Lonsdale, Director of Housing Program—Department of Housing

Trends, Facts & Statistics & Low income housing—affordability

State / Local progressive housing needs in Denmark

Christine Grogan, Regional Manager Community & Corporate— Great Southern Development Commission

Addressing gaps in seniors housing across the region

Mark Lawther, Regional Manager—Bethanie: Aged Care, Community Care & Retirement Villages

What they do—what services they provide and who pays

Linda Taylor, Support & Education Coordinator—Alzheimer’s Australia WA

Dementia Friendly Communities

For further information please contact Claire Thompson on (08) 9848 0300 or email