Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Time: 12noon – 1:00pm (AEST)
Intended audience: NH staff and volunteers in any NH in Australia
Description: An overview will be presented of strategies that can be delivered remotely (e.g. by telephone, video, web) to promote social and physical well-being among older people. Information will be provided about reported impacts, and factors that have been found to assist reach and engagement. Examples will be given of creative initiatives by NHs to support older people during COVID-19. We will also hear an update from a NH about the strategies they have used to promote engagement by older people in their physical activity programs.