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PEPA Palliative Approach in Aged Care Workshop - Traralgon

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Century Inn

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5 Airfield Road

Traralgon, VIC 3844

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Acquire knowledge, skills and confidence in providing palliative care for people with a chronic disease and/or life-limiting illness.

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The Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) aims to improve palliative care by increasing the skills and confidence of health professionals caring for people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families.

Range of topics across the following areas:

• Principles of palliative care

• Communication

• Providing care – Symptom Assessment & Management

• Advance care planning

• End-of-life care

• Ethical issues in palliative care

• Caring for yourself

Target audience:

Community aged care workers, disability support workers and case managers working in aged care with limited or no palliative care experience and who have not attended a PEPA workshop previously.

Facilitator:

Carol Barbeler - Palliative Aged Care and Disability Resource Nurse & MND Shared Care Worker, Gippsland Region Palliative Care Consortium

Times:

Registration from: 8.15am

Running time: 8.30am – 4.00pm, with morning tea and lunch provided.

Contact details for inquiries:

PEPA Administration Assistant

Email: pepa@svha.org.au

Additional information: 

Cost: Free 

This Workshop is limited to 20 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.

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

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Century Inn

Promenade A

5 Airfield Road

Traralgon, VIC 3844

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