Department of Human Services

Disability SA Bulletin 100 – Healthy eating, healthy lifestyles program and speakers

August 2016 - A seminar to explore how disability service providers can promote health and wellbeing in people with disability

When:          9.00am to 12.00pm Friday 2 September 2016. Registrations from 8:30am.

Where:         Education Development Centre, 4 Milner Street, Hindmarsh

This seminar is presented by the Office of the Senior Practitioner. We look forward to seeing you at the seminar where you'll learn strategies to increase your organisation's capacity to promote healthy eating, fitness and health.

Program and speakers

Registration desk opens

Welcome, opening and setting the scene
Dr David Caudrey, Executive Director, Disability SA

The South Australian Community Visitor Scheme
Mr Maurice Corcoran, Principal Community Visitor

Everyone deserves to be the best they can be. For that to happen a healthy diet, regular physical activity and proper sleep are required
Professor Gary Wittert, Head, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide; Director, Freemason's Foundation Centre for Men's Health; Senior Consultant Endocrinologist, Royal Adelaide Hospital

Let's think about healthy lifestyle … and why there is a challenge getting it right!
Ms Jayne Lehmann, Credentialed Diabetes Educator

Morning tea

Supporting wellbeing through good nutrition practice
Ms Sandy Lowe, Manager ASSIST Therapy Services, Disability Services
Ms Anji Hill, Clinical Lead Dietetics, Disability Services
Ms Natarsha Emerson, Clinical Lead Speech Pathology, Disability Services

Working with organisations to implement healthy eating programs
Ms Anna Hughes, Developmental Educator, Director of My Future My Way

Working with partners
Ms Carmel Williams, Manager, Strategic Partnerships, Public Health Partnership Branch of the Department of Health and Ageing

Questions and discussion: What are the next steps?

Seminar close


There is no cost to attend this seminar. Registrations can be made through EventBrite. Please pass on this information to colleagues, people with disability and families.

Contact: Richard Bruggemann

Phone: +618 8207 0439


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