An event

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

Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

Free workshops 

Health professionals and aged care workers aim to provide care that is patient-centred and delivered in line with a person’s goals, beliefs and preferences, particularly as people age and become more likely to have multiple chronic conditions.

Decision Assist and Palliative Care Tasmania are delivering a series of free workshops to assist aged care workers improve their knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations.

Topics covered include:

  • What are advance care plans (ACPs)?
  • What are your roles and responsibilities?
  • How do you communicate effectively about medical treatments, advance care directives and end-of-life care?
  • How do you support your patient through the ageing process and palliative care?

Sessions and times 

Attendees will have the option of attending: 

  • Full day, 9.30am-3.00pm 
  • Morning session, 9.30am-12.00pm
  • Afternoon session, 12.45-3.00pm

Who should attend?

These sessions have been created to meet the needs of a range of health care providers with different responsibilities and learning requirements.

Dates and locations 

  • Mount Esk Southern Cross Care, Launceston - 24 July
  • St Ann's Homes, Hobart - 31 July 
  • Presbyterian Care Legana, Legana - 2 August 
  • OneCare Rubicon Grove, Port Sorell - 14 August 
  • OneCare Barossa Park Lodge, Glenorchy - 11 September 
  • Corumbene Nursing Home, New Norfolk - 19 September 
  • Yaraandoo Hostel Southern Cross Care, Somerset - 26 September

Register your interest 

Register your interest and download your free ticket through eventbrite. Refreshments will be provided. 

For more information, download the flyer