Postwebinar 9

Thank you for attending HUR Australia’s Webinar February 21st, 2024

Health and Wellness – The power of exercise in maintaining best health

We are grateful that our guest speaker, Dr Tim Henwood, joined us and want to thank everyone in our audience for your interest. We hope that you found the information useful.


Below you will find the recording of this webinar. Our previous webinars and other videos can be seen on our YouTube channel: youtube.com/@huraustralia 



Here you can access the slides from 
Dr Tim Henwood - Health and Wellness, The Power of Exercise 
Dr Tuire Karaharju-HuismanHealth and Wellness, Priciples 


During the webinar there were discussions on the MUAD (Muscling up Against Disability) and SUNBEAM (Strength and Balance Exercise in Aged Care) protocols.


Access MUAD research paper here.
Access MUAD final report here.


Allied health professional instructional video for group therapy in Residential Aged Care Facilities - Implementing the Sunbeam Protocol– Australian Government, Department of Health and Aged Care. Click here to see the video.

Sunbeam information package. Click here to read the PDF document.

SUNBEAM HUR Australia webinar



Progressive Resistance and Balance Training for Falls Prevention in Long-Term Residential Aged Care: A Cluster Randomized Trial of the Sunbeam Program. 
Hewitt J, Goodall S, Clemson L, Henwood T, Refshauge K.  
J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2018 Apr;19(4):361-369. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2017.12.014. PMID: 29402651.
An economic evaluation of the SUNBEAM programme: a falls-prevention randomized controlled trial in residential aged care.
Hewitt J, Saing S, Goodall S, Henwood T, Clemson L, Refshauge K. 
Clin Rehabil. 2019 Mar;33(3):524-534. doi: 10.1177/0269215518808051. Epub 2018 Oct 30. PMID: 30375234.
Sunbeam Program Reduces Rate of Falls in Long-Term Care Residents With Mild to Moderate Cognitive Impairment or Dementia: Subgroup Analysis of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
Mak A, Delbaere K, Refshauge K, Henwood T, Goodall S, Clemson L, Hewitt J, Taylor ME.. 
J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2022 May;23(5):743-749.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2022.01.064. Epub 2022 Feb 20. PMID: 35196481.


You can find more information about our speaker below
Dr Tim Henwood
Group Manager - Research & Development
Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Inc

Dr Tim Henwood is a special population exercise physiologist with a wide research publication record on targeted exercise programs for adults 65 years with a specific interest in older adults with complex healthcare needs. Tim is a strong advocate for targeted exercise and therapy - with correct exercise prescription even the oldest and most unhealthy adults can be re-abled back to better health and wellbeing. 

You can view a video from the SCC Inc Carmelite Health and Wellness centre below:


Contact details:
Tim Henwood
Group Manager - Research & Development
Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Inc
0424 078 209