Palliative Approach in Aged Care – Ringwood VIC

ATTENTION: Health Professionals – Aged Care

PALLIATIVE APPROACH IN AGED CARE WORKSHOP

Aim of the Workshop:

Acquire knowledge, skills and confidence in providing palliative care for people with a life-limiting illness and their families.

Topics include:

  • The palliative approach
  • Advance care planning and voluntary assisted dying
  • Assessment and care planning
  • Managing common symptoms
  • Supporting the psychosocial needs of clients
  • Supporting the spiritual needs of clients
  • Caring for the professional caregiver
  • End-of-life considerations

Facilitators: Jane Newbound. Jane has many years of experience working in both aged care and palliative care sectors, and understands the challenges for aged care health professionals when caring for people with life-limiting illnesses.

Target Audience: Health professionals.

Time: Registration 9:00am. Workshop 9.30am to 3.30pm

Contact: Helena Ryder PH: 03 9231 1926 Email: pepa@svha.org.au

Morning tea and lunch will be provided. Please advise of any dietary requirements.

Additional information:

This workshop is limited to 25 places, so please register soon to avoid disappointment.

An email confirming registration to attend will be sent from PEPA to participants.

If you have registered and find you are unable to attend, please advise us as soon as possible, as these workshops are in high demand and we can offer your place to another participant. If you do not advise us and don’t attend, you will incur an administration fee. Thank you for your understanding.

Would you like to see first hand what specialist palliative care providers do?

Observational placements are available for doctors, nurses, allied health and Aboriginal health professionals who are employed in health fields (e.g. hospitals, community, residential aged care facilities, general practice).

Contact PEPA Victoria on 9231 1935 or 9231 1926 for more details, or go to the PEPA website and download an information booklet: https://pepaeducation.com/

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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