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The use of life stories in aged care settings | Seminar Series on Ageing

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Date: Friday 17 November 2017
Venue: TD144, TD Building Hawthorn Campus

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Fiona will talk about how she has used her production skills to make digital life stories for her father as a means to advocate for him and connect with the residential staff caring for him. She will also discuss how digital stories are currently being used in aged care settings and who benefits from this purposeful storytelling.

Ms Fiona Dalziel is a producer at String Theory Health, a digital media design and production company specialising in media promotion & production in the health sector. Fiona previously worked at ABC TV for twelve years as a producer, researcher and production manager, on various documentaries including the Choir of Hard Knocks, Artscape, Art Nation and Sunday Arts.

Fiona Dalziel, producer at String Theory Health

About the Seminar Series

Swinburne’s Seminar Series on Ageing has been running for more than five years and is the only one of its kind in Australia. The series attracts presenters who are experts in geropsychology and covers issues relating to late life conditions and treatments. 

The seminars are suitable for clinicians and trainee clinicians but can be understood by a broader range of people including consumers, families and carers. The Seminar Series is free and open to the public.

About the Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults

The Wellbeing Clinic for Older Adults is a confidential counselling and support service for older adults living in residential and community settings. This service is run by psychology, counselling and social work students through Swinburne University of Technology.

The clinic also provides aged care professionals with mental health training and conducts research on the psychology of ageing.

Transitioning into Residential Care Seminar Brochure


Contact Information: Aida Brydon
Email: Tel: 03 9214 5528