NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2013
in Hamilton on September 11 ~ 12
“The Changing Challenges Of Polio”






Dr. Andrew Veale graduated from Otago University Medical School in 1979. He was involved (with others) in establishing the first Polysomnography Sleep Laboratory at Greenlane Hospital 20 years ago. Today his interests are in Respiratory Medicine and Sleep Medicine, and he is in demand as a lecturer and researcher.
Laurie Hilsgen is the co-founder and CEO of Carers New Zealand, a national non-profit organisation established by and for family carers. A former carer and journalist, Laurie also publishes the very popular quarterly Family Care magazine which provides information and advice for older people, families with health and disability needs, and those who are managing their own conditions.
Anne Mace is a NZ Registered Occupational Therapist, who has worked all round the world with special needs children and their families, and more specifically in adult physical rehabilitation following joint replacements or accidents. Anne herself has experienced the late effects of polio.
Fiona Murdoch works with Waikato DHB's Planning and Funding Division as a Portfolio Manager. Fiona's portfolio includes Health of Older People services, Long-term Support services for Chronic Health Conditions, DHB-funded Disability Support Services, and Allied Health. Fiona is also a registered physiotherapist.

Disk SESSION TITLE TIME / DATE
DVD-R VIDEO
Disk 1 1a Official Opening by David Duncan, Patron of Polio NZ Inc
Wednesday 1.30pm
PNZ13-D1
1b "The Challenge Of Better Sleep" – Dr Andrew Veale
Wednesday 1.45pm
Disk 2 2a "Respite – Caring For The Carer" – Laurie Hilsgen
Wednesday 3.30pm
PNZ13-D2
2b "Be Inspired By Activists" – Laurie Hilsgen Wednesday 8.00pm
2c Life Membership Award for David Duncan
Wednesday 8.00pm
Disk 3
3a "A Day Without A Fall Is A Good Day" – Anne Mace
Thursday 9.00am PNZ13-D3
3b "DHB Disability Support Services - Today's Planning For Tomorrow's Needs" – Fiona Murdoch
Thursday 11.00am
Disk 4
4 "Open Forum" – What's Happening Around Our Nation
Thursday 1.30pm PNZ13-D4
. DVD sets supplied 4 disks in one folder Set of 4 DVDs
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D1, D3 & D4 Have embedded PDF files on the disks for the related message presentations, and can be accessed on your computer
.

DVDs are now available from
:
Polio NZ, PO Box 791 New Plymouth 4340
or email to secretarypolio.org.nz

see also recordings from the Post Polio Conferences in: 2007 , 2008 , 2009 , 2010 , 2011 , 2012 , 2013


Videos are normally provided in PAL standard (for NZ, Australia, UK etc)
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