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    The Australian Aged Care Quality Agency’s Better Practice 2016 conference ‘Beyond the Expected’ featured inspiring speeches from leading aged care advocates, practitioners, authors and presenters.

    Author and Theology Professor Maryanne Confoy highlighted the benefits of “connectedness” between those receiving and exercising care in aged care services - and the importance of imagination and compassion in residential aged care homes. This is a full transcript of the speech.

    Towards interdependent living: imagination and connectedness in quality aged care (PDF file)

    by Professor Maryanne Confoy RSC