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Batlow, NSW - A palliative approach in Aged Care (ALL Staff)

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Batlow RSL

4-6 Mayday Rd

Batlow, NSW

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PEPA aims to improve health professionals’ knowledge, skills and confidence in the palliative approach to care for people with a life-limiting illness.

The workshops are interactive and provide ample time for discussion through case presentations and examples (some aspects of the program may change due to circumstances beyond our control).

Target Audience: ALL staff (doctors, RN/EEN/ENs, allied health, managers, care staff) working in an aged care setting (Residential, Community, Hospital)

Aim of workshop: Develop an understanding of a palliative approach in aged care for people with a life-limiting illness and their families.

Topics include:

What is the palliative approach ?
What’s new in palliative care?
Advance care planning pre-emptive planning for a patient death. Patient family education, resources, verification of death, ACP template, legal aspects.
Assessing symptoms; Palliative Care Outcome Assessment Forms; PQRST
Specialist aged care services MLHD
Care at the end of life: Last Days of Life Toolkit

Some aspects of the program may change due to circumstances beyond our control.

Further information:

  • If you register correctly you will receive confirmation of your registration immediately.
  • Please note that places are limited and registration is essential.
  • TICKET issued in 'good faith' that you meet the necessary criteria/target group for this session. Those not meeting the criteria/target group will be contacted by PEPA NSW to cancel their ticket.
  • If this session is full you will be put on the 'waiting list'. You will be contacted IF a spot becomes available. Being on the waiting list is not registration for this session as the session is full.
  • CANCELLATIONS/ FAILURE TO ATTEND - If your situation changes and you are no longer able to attend this session please log back into Eventbrite or contact PEPA NSW to cancel your spot at least 24hrs prior to the start of the session. Failure to advise that you are not attending and ‘no shows’ on the day may result in a charge of up to $50 to cover venue hire and catering.
  • Registration opens approximately 15 minutes prior to start time.

Cost: Free (light catering provided)

For further information contact:

PEPA NSW P: 02 9515 6424 M: 0428970012 E:SLHD-PEPA@health.nsw.gov.au

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