The global COVID lessons learnt: heavy-hitter session at LASA Congress next Tuesday

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DCM Institute’s own Director of Industry Engagement and Chair of the Washington-based Global Ageing Network (GAN), Judy Martin, will facilitate the session between four CEOs from aged care peak bodies in the UK, Ireland, the United States and the Czech Republic.

Speakers will include Katie Smith Sloan, the Executive Director of GAN/Leading Age Services USA; Jiri Horecky, the Executive Director of the Czech Republic Peak Association and President of the European Ageing Network (EAN); Vic Rayner, the CEO of England’s National Care Forum; Joseph Musgrave, the CEO of Home and Community Care Ireland; and Emilie Lebee, the Executive Director of DIALOG Health International in Berlin.

The session will discuss a range of issues around international collaboration in the new world of aged services including the biggest learnings for providers as they navigate COVID; the opportunities for policy changes at a global level; and how the pandemic could force disruption in ageing services around the world over the coming years.

This session will also introduce the international GAN/DIALOG collaboration of the Ejourney concept, which will showcase some of the world’s most innovative aged care organisations including a call for proposal of innovative projects by LASA members where the winning organisation will receive a complimentary production of an eJourney (valued at $10,000AUD).

The session will screen from 12pm on Tuesday, 20 October.


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Lauren is the Editor at DCM Group and has guided its range of media including The Weekly SOURCE, The Daily RESOURCE and The Donaldson Sisters since 2016. With 13 years’ experience as a journalist, editor and commentator, Lauren is the only journalist to have attended every session of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, producing 300 issues of the subscriber-only The Daily COMMISSION which offers exclusive insights and analysis of the issues surrounding the Royal Commission and the aged care sector.