Palliative Approach & Cultural Competence Workshop

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Clare Holland House

5 Menindee Dve

Barton, ACT 2600

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Palliative Care in Aged Care - Gaining in skills and confidence

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PEPA is funded by the Department of Health and is aimed at preparing Australia's health workforce to deliver quality, holistic, person-centred and culturally responsive care to people with a life-limitng illness.

PICAC is a government initiative that can help you to develop and enhance relationships with CALD aged care communities, identifying their unique needs.

Aim of workshop:

Develop an understanding of a palliative approach to care for people with a life-limiting illness and their families. To equip and support residential and community aged care service providers to deliver culturally appropriate care to older people, from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Target Audience:

Primary healthcare providers; Allied health clinicians, registered nurses, enrolled nurses and AINs working in Aged Care (community and RACF)

Topics Include:

  • Understand the palliative approach to care
  • Learn how culture influences expectations, decision-making and reactions to the palliative approach
  • Apply the palliative approach to a cultural briefing

Further information:

  • Confirmation email will be sent to you by Eventbrite
  • Interactive workshop
  • No cost. Morning tea and lunch will be provided
  • Subject to continued easing of COVID-19 public health restrictions and to cancellation if COVID-19 surge occurs

For further information contact:

Ros Kirk

ACT PEPA Manager

ACT Specialist Palliative Care Services

02 - 6264 7330

roslyn.kirk@calvary-act.com.au

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