Supporting Elderly Access to Homecare & Advance Care Planning

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Gepps Cross Hotel

560 Main N Road

Blair Athol

SA 5084

Australia

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For Practice Nurses

This education session will focus on enabling primary care nurses to provide support to elderly patients at their practice and help them to access home care packages. The session will provide an outline on advance care
planning and advance care directives. The presenters will discuss the components of good advance care planning and how to use conversation starters as a guide to formulating a comprehensive advance care plan.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify differences between aged care programs and understand how each program caters for different clients care needs.

  • Discuss pathways to accessing each program.

  • Explain the importance of advance care planning as a part of routine care and the person’s healthcare journey.

  • Discuss how to use an advance care planning approach in the workplace and understand practice nurses role in promoting it.

  • Outline advance care directives and discuss the legal framework.

Agenda

6.00pm – 6.30pm Registration and dinner
6.30pm – 7.15pm Welcome
7.15pm – 7.30pm Tea break
7.30pm - 8.15pm Presentation
8.15pm – 8.30pm Q & A, evaluations & close

Presenter

Patricia Gardner
RN Community
Services Coordinator
Resthaven

Julie Armitage
Palliative Care Improvement
Coordinator
Adelaide PHN

Lyn McVee
Palliative Care Improvement
Facilitator
Adelaide PHN

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This activity is supported by funding from the Adelaide Primary Health Network through the Australian Government’s PHN program

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Gepps Cross Hotel

560 Main N Road

Blair Athol

SA 5084

Australia

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