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    Applications for the National Advance Care Planning Prevalence Study open to general practices nationally

    The National Advance Care Planning Prevalence Study is underway, but applications from general practices may still be considered.

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    Advance care planning in primary care free education sessions (WA)

    Decision Assist in partnership with Cancer Council WA is offering a series of free education sessions which will improve the knowledge, skills and confidence of those working in primary care to initiate advance care conversations.

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    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one day workshop in November will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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    ACPA at the 6th International Conference on Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care

    Photos, presentations, and posters from ACPA at ACPEL.

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    Advance Care Planning Australia and Decision Assist conference appearances

    The Advance Care Planning Australia and Decision Assist teams will be exhibiting or presenting at the following conferences.

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    New advance care planning learning modules for aged care workers and health professionals

    Decision Assist and Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) have a brand new integrated online learning space with up-to-date resources and training tools to support best practice in advance care planning.

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  • ACPA staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one day workshop in October will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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    Advance care planning and palliative care for primary care providers (TAS)

    Decision Assist is delivering a series of workshops in Tasmania, in partnership with Palliative Care Tasmania. These aim to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations.

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  • ACPA staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one day workshop in September will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
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    Do you have a story to tell about advance care planning?

    We are looking for participants to interview for a collection of case studies that show examples of how advance care planning has made a positive difference to a person's care outcomes.

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    Champions of change – advance care planning mentoring pilot

    Applications to participate in the Champions of change – advance care planning mentoring program are now closed.

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  • ACPA staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one day workshop in August will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
  • ACPA staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning and palliative care workshops for aged care workers (TAS)

    Decision Assist is delivering a series of workshops in Tasmania, in partnership with Palliative Care Tasmania. These aim to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations.

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    Advance care planning seminar in Melbourne

    A one day seminar presented by Decision Assist and Monash University Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety.

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    South Australian advance care directive and palliative care workshops

    Decision Assist is delivering a series of workshops in South Australia, in partnership with Adelaide PHN and Country SA PHN. These aim to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations.

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    National Palliative Care Week

    The theme for Palliative Care Week 2017 is ‘You matter, your care matters. Palliative Care can make a difference.’ Taking place from 21 to 28 May, the week will focus on the availability of palliative care for people receiving aged care services.

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