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PEPA Palliative Approach to Disability - Warracknabeal

PEPA VIC

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (AEDT)

PEPA Palliative Approach to Disability - Warracknabeal

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

Topics covered include:

  • The palliative approach
  • Advance care planning and voluntary assisted dying

  • Assessment and care planning

  • Managing common symptoms

  • Supporting psychosocial needs of clients

  • Supporting spiritual needs of clients

  • Caring for the professional caregiver

  • End-of-life considerations


Aim of the workshop:

To develop an understanding of a palliative approach for people living with disability and a life-limiting illness, and their families.


Target audience:

Health care professionals, disability support workers, careres, and support services.


Facilitators:

Brenda Green, Manager, Grampians Region Palliative Care Consortium. Brenda has had many years' experience working with people with life-limiting illnesses and palliative care. 

Pauline Fay, Aged & Disability Palliative Care Co-ordinator. Pauline has diverse experience in facilitation and working with Residential Aged Care Facilities and Disability Accommodation Houses. 

 

Cost:

Free

 

Times:

9.00am – 3:30pm (registration from 9.00am for 9.30am start).

Morning tea and lunch provided.

 

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..

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

 

 


 

For further information regarding the workshop contact:

Courtney Sellwood

PEPA Victoria Administration Assistant

Email: pepa@svha.org.au

Phone: 03 9231 1926

Have questions about PEPA Palliative Approach to Disability - Warracknabeal ? Contact PEPA VIC

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Warracknabeal Community Centre
Anzac Park, Scott St
Warracknabeal, VIC 3393
Australia

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (AEDT)


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