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Supporting Carers of Older People
Join our panel of interdisciplinary experts for a discussion about working collaboratively to understand and support the needs of older carers.

Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Rosa's story be better equipped to:

  • better understand the needs of older carers including but not limited to their mental and physical health needs and any grief, loss and social isolation they may be experiencing
  • describe the challenges, merits and opportunities in providing interdisciplinary collaborative care when treating and/or supporting older carers
  • better target referrals, as a result of improved understanding of the role of different disciplines, for older carers with mental, physical health and/or psychosocial issues.  

Panel List

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  • Ms Marika Kontellis (Social Worker, New South Wales)
  • Dr Alison Argo (Psychologist, Queensland)
  •  Associate Professor Lynette Mackenzie (Occupational Therapist, New South Wales) 


  • Dr Stephen Ginsborg (General Practitioner, New South Wales)


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