6A. Resilient Ageing and End-of-Life Planning among People Living with HIV

Date: Monday 1 November

Time: 09.00AM–11.00AM

Chair: A/Prof Limin Mao, UNSW Centre for Social Research in Health         

Session overview

This session is based on the Australian Department of Health funded project, entitled ‘Resilient Ageing and End-of-Life Planning among people living with chronic hepatitis B, chronic hepatitis C or HIV (BBV-RAEL)’. Key findings focusing on HIV, ageing and end-of-life planning will be presented, based on in-depth interviews and the online Delphi consensus building with key stakeholders. A number of leaders, representing a diverse community service provision network, are invited to offer their insights and further case studies to improve ageing and aged care policy and practice for PLHIV. 

Presenters  

PLHIV ageing and end-of-life planning: a researcher’s perspective
Dr Kerryn Drysdale, Centre for Social Research in Health

PLHIV ageing and end-of-life planning: what’s the national policy agenda? 
Dr John Rule, NAPWHA  

Preparing the community for ageing and aged care service engagement    
Joel Murray, ACON            

PLHIV ageing and aged care service provision: role of peer-navigators   
Chris Howard, Queensland Positive People               

Ageing and aged care: serving a diverse PLHIV population groups   
Jane Costello, Positive Life NSW    

The role of peer-navigation in PLHIV support services: needs and gaps        
Neil Fraser, Positive Life NSW                                                                                                                                                                        

 
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