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Meaningful Ageing Workshop: Bundaberg QLD

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Churches of Christ in Queensland

Gracehaven Aged Care Service

71 Dr Mays Rd

Svensson Heights, QLD 4670

Australia

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Dying, death and Hope: building confidence with the d-word

Many of us find talking about end of life particularly difficult, and communicating with others about end of life presents its own challenges. How do we, as care staff, communicate with residents and their family members as death approaches? How might we attend to the grief and loss experienced by family members and our colleagues? What processes can we put in place to enable the whole team to stay up to date with news of recently deceased residents?

This session will engage participants in discussions about end of life:

  • Develop your communication skills
  • Recognise spiritual care needs at end of life
  • Understand what people are likely to experience in loss
  • Recognise that all staff have a role in end of life care
  • Understanding communication processes within the team so all staff are aware when a resident dies and are able to support each other, the loved ones and other residents.
  • Feel more comfortable engaging in conversations around the dying process and death

This event is proudly Supported by Prime Super


Facilitator: Jenika Graze

BA, DipAppSci (Nursing), GradDipEd (Health), GradDipHealth (Palliative Care), DipMissiology

Jenika is an experienced palliative care nurse, who has also had numerous roles in the aged care sector, both in residential care and in the community. She spent thirteen years working in Nepal, and helped establish the first palliative care training there. She continues to run workshops in Australia, Nepal and India on a wide range of topics, and in particular palliative care and communication skills. Jenika enjoys integrating spiritual care into her professional practice in these different cultural contexts. Jenika is passionate about adding meaning and purpose to life, in all its stages, through interpersonal connectedness and meaningful community. She lives in Melbourne with her husband and four children.

For more information, please contact Meaningful Ageing Australia on (03) 8387 2616 or via email to admin@meaningfulage.org.au


What previous participants have said:

"The seminar had great speakers that stimulated new thoughts, very useful indeed" (Melbourne seminar participant)

"Thank you for a very informative and stimulating morning" (Melbourne seminar participant)

"Encouraging, informative, challenging and motivating" (Brisbane seminar participant)

"Thank you for putting on this morning. It is encouraging and helpful to come together and look at different ways we care for others" (Brisbane seminar participant)

"I enjoyed the sharing of information, the coming together of many people from different walks of life" (Brisbane seminar participant)

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Churches of Christ in Queensland

Gracehaven Aged Care Service

71 Dr Mays Rd

Svensson Heights, QLD 4670

Australia

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No Refunds

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