Dr Maggie Haertsch
Maggie has deep expertise in enabling innovation and consumer centric models that allow her to quickly determine requirements and enable transformation. Maggie is the Co-Founder of the ‘Arts Health Institute’ which, between 2011 and 2017, enabled programs such as Play UP, Music and Memory, SingOutLoud (inter-generational choir), Artist in the House and Cultural Concierge.
She has worked with hundreds of aged care homes, has been published extensively and is a Certified Practitioner in ASCOT (Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit). She has presented at all aged care industry conferences and worked closely with the Aged Care Quality Agency in the Better Practice Programs in 2016 and 2017.
In 2018 Maggie worked at the World Health Organization on the Global Dementia Strategy. She was recognised in the 2015 ‘The 100 Women of Influence Award’, and the United Nations ‘Media Peace Award’ for Promotion of Positive Images of Ageing.