2019 Infection Prevention and Control in Aged Care


DATE: Tuesday 19 November 2019

LOCATION: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

COST: AUD$520 for the day


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ACIPC is pleased to be delivering a series of educational sessions tailored to infection prevention and control in an aged care setting.

The program will include an educational workshop on infection prevention and control in aged care. Following the workshop, a stream of the main conference program will be dedicated to invited talks and free papers discussing a variety of topics pertinent to infection prevention and control in aged care as highlighted below.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM – Infection Prevention and Control in Aged Care

The following program is preliminary in nature, and subject to change as planning proceeds.

Be sure to check the website regularly for the latest information and program additions.


0745 – 0830 Registration, Exhibition, Arrival Tea and Coffee
Aged Care Workshop
0830 – 0930

Introduction concepts in Infection Prevention and Control  –  Microbiology

Donna Cameron

0930 – 1030

Responding to risk – Standard and Transmission based precautions

Jackie Miley

1030 – 1100 Morning Tea, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
Aged Care Workshop
1100 – 1158

Standards, Policy and Clinical Governance

Luci Rodda

1200 -1218 Questions and Answers
1220 – 1335 Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
ACIPC Conference – Plenary
1335 – 1405

Topic to be confirmed

Dr Ling Moi Lin
Singapore General Hospital

Aged Care Invited Speakers
1410 – 1428

Topic to be confirmed

Professor Jennie Wilson
Richard Wells Research Centre, University of West London

1430 – 1448

From arguments to evidence – when should you recommend using disinfectants in the health care settings

Evonne Curran,
School of Health and Life Sciences
Glasgow Caledonian University

1450 – 1508 TBC
1510 – 1528 TBC
1530 – 1600 Afternoon Tea, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
Aged Care Free Papers – Managing everyday challenges in IPC
1600 – 1618

Design and implementation of a Successful patient hand hygiene strategy Using Quality Improvement Methodology

Claire Chadwick

1620 – 1638

Are healthcare workers protected? Evaluation of measles and hepatitis B immunity in small Victorian healthcare facilities

Alex Hoskins

1640 – 1658

Implementing mandatory influenza vaccination for hospital staff: examining the current climate in Australia

Dr Holly Seale

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