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Lecture Overview

Mavis never socialised and was labelled "aggressive" by the staff at this residential aged care facility. Yet Sue Hendy managed to get Mavis along to a regular 4pm session of cards. How? This heartwarming talk will expand your view on what it means to 'age positively' and challenge you to think about how you perceive growing old.


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Sue Hendy

Sue Hendy has a background of more than three decades of working as an advocate for older people. This has culminated in her present role as CEO at Council on the Ageing Victoria, which she has held over 13 years. Sue has previously worked in residential aged care, local and state government; predominantly with a focus on older people, but has also focused on women, people from non-English speaking backgrounds, people with disabilities and indigenous Australians. Sue is a regular speaker at conferences and workshops within Australia and overseas, workshop facilitator and is a regular guest on radio including ABC, 3AW and Golden Days Radio. Sue is also on many Taskforces, state committees and reviews relating to ageing and ageing well.




53 Total Rating(s)

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Bassey Oghenefejiro Mayeneka
18 Apr 2019


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Linda Winberg
16 Apr 2019

Very informative lecture

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Pauline Maria Thomas
15 Apr 2019

I found the references to be very beneficial. Upon reflection it was again reinforced to me the importance of assessing the elderly person , their co morbidities and how this woud impact on their wound healing and management .

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Linda Wallwork
13 Apr 2019

Very engaging presenter

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Tania Hill
03 Apr 2019

Really good presentation and the lecturer was excellent. Really engaging and informative .

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Lynda cannons
03 Apr 2019

This was a fabulous resource from a very interesting Sue Henry. I would like to reasearch more when I have more time

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Zoe Robins
25 Mar 2019

Engaging presenter.

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Kate Alexander
22 Mar 2019

Very enlightening

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Jennifer Walters
16 Mar 2019

Very insightful.

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Michelle Anne Koning
06 Mar 2019

This resource was great,