Recently, John Deicke, Ingrid Marshall, and Magda Myszkowski attended the ACCPA (Aged and Community Care Providers) Annual Conference in Adelaide.
Ingrid spoke as part of the Places for Ageing concurrent session on the topic “Advancing the quality of the built environment for our elders.” Other speakers included:
- Belinda Douglas, Senior Associate, CotteeParker
- Professor Evonne Miller, QUT
- Ryan Loveday, Director, Fulton Trotter Architects
- Ingrid Marshall, Associate Director, FRAIA, Deike Richards
- Alex Penson, General Manager Property Development, Uniting Care
- Alison Moss, CEO, Benevolent Living
- Paul Shields, Executive Manager – Residential Care, Parish Administration Centre
The session considered –
Why we need to design better places for older Australians (academics)
How architects balance the needs of different stakeholders to deliver better places for elderly residents. (Designers)
What are good places for ageing. (Providers)
Ingrid will soon commence her Churchill fellowship looking at small household models of aged care. We look forward to sharing more updates about DR’s work in the aged care space and to deepening our relationships in this area.