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.