SCV Better, Safer Hip Fracture Care Forum

Three consumers with lived experience in hip fracture to participate in the Care Forum on 22nd October 2019

Safer Care Victoria

Better, Safer Hip Fracture Care Forum

Safer Care Victoria is seeking three consumers with lived experience in hip fracture care for their Forum.


This Forum is a one-day event showcasing best practice in hip fracture care.  Attendees will provide insight on the challenges, successes and learnings in hip fracture care across the continuum of care in Victoria.

Role of the Consumer

We would like the consumer representatives to provide their experience in hip fracture hospital care and participate both in workshops and a panel discussion, on what we are doing well and what we could improve on.

We are seeking consumers who:

  • Are enthusiastic and passionate about improving care for people with hip fracture across Victoria
  • Have recent lived experience (2-3 years ago) in having a hip fracture or caring for a person with hip fracture in a Victorian hospital setting

Time Commitment

  • Participation in one 60-minute pre-event session (date and time to be determined) at SCV offices, Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, for advice on communication and presentation skills for the panel discussion.
  • Participation in a 20-minute moderated panel discussion and two workshops on Tuesday, 22nd October as below:

Panel Discussion at 9:10am (please arrive by 8:30am)

Two Workshops at 12:00pm – 1:00pm and 2:30pm – 3:30pm

(No formal presentation of information is required at the workshops)

Location: Ballroom 3, Pullman Melbourne on the Park, 192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne

On-site parking is available, and venue is accessible via the Jolimont train station.


You are eligible for remuneration for attendance for pre-event session and forum. SCV will outline the payments available, payment options and guide you through required paperwork.

To Apply

Submit your application to including a one-page cover letter addressing your interest and relevant experiences that will assist you to contribute to improving care for hip fracture across Victoria.

More information can be obtained from Callum Prescott, Clinical Fellow, Care of Older People Clinical Network, Phone: 9096 8330

Closing Date:

Friday 20th of September 2019

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