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DISCUSSING END OF LIFE WORKSHOP FOR PEER EDUCATORS

Monday, 2 October 2017 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location

Cancer Council Building
69 Howick St
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

DISCUSSING END OF LIFE
A FREE workshop for Peer Educators in health and community services

Workshop topics:

Palliative and End of Life—what do we mean?

Discussing preferences for  end of life care

What is advance care planning?

Enduring Guardianship in Tasmania

Identifying substitute decision makers

The place of ‘capacity’ in ACP conversations

Supporting consumers to have a voice in their care decisions

 Culturally and socially sensitive issues in discussing death, dying and advance care planning

Communication skills for Advance Care Planning

Providing non-judgemental and supportive care

Preparing for an information session for a public audience

 

Tas Pall Care Awards Cocktail Party

Friday, 13 October 2017 - 6:00pm

Location

The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
1 Macquarie St TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

jTicket price  $40.00

If you have registered and paid to attend the Building Compassionate Communities Forum in Hobart or Launceston 

DO NOT register here for this event as your Forum registration also gives admission to the Awards Cocktail Party.

Past Events

Discussing End of Life - North West Tasmania

Date:
Monday, 7 August 2017 - 10:00am

Location

The Leven Centre, Mount St Vincent Nursing Home
75 South Rd
Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

A free workshop for health and community service providers, primary health services and acute care staff. 

10am - 3pm
Morning tea provided
BYO Lunch

Workshop Outcomes:

· Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
· Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
· Be familiar with other resources available to support your practice
· Be able to explain advance care planning to others
· Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
· Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning with  clients and consumers
  Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
· Have a better understanding of the needs of specific communities in Tasmania  (including CALD, Aboriginal, LGBTIQ  and homeless people)  when considering end of life preferences.

These workshops will include interactive group discussions.  There will be practical learning based on case
scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.

Discussing End of Life - Northern Tasmania

Date:
Monday, 17 July 2017 - 10:00am

Location

Cancer Support Centre
69 Howick St
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

A free workshop for health and community service providers, primary health services and acute care staff. 

10am - 3pm
Morning tea provided
BYO Lunch

Workshop Outcomes:

· Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
· Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
· Be familiar with other resources available to support your practice
· Be able to explain advance care planning to others
· Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
· Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning with  clients and consumers
  Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
· Have a better understanding of the needs of specific communities in Tasmania  (including CALD, Aboriginal, LGBTIQ  and homeless people)  when considering end of life preferences.

These workshops will include interactive group discussions.  There will be practical learning based on case
scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.

Discussing End of Life - North and North West

Date:
Thursday, 19 January 2017 - 9:30am to Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 9:30am

Free workshops for Health & Community Service Providers in the North and North West

DETAILS

REGISTRATIONS https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DISCUSSEOLN-NW

Discussing End of Life Northern Tas

Date:
Monday, 16 January 2017 - 10:00am

Location

Cancer Support Centre
69 Howick St
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

A free workshop for health and community service providers, primary health services and acute care staff. 

10am - 3pm
Morning tea provided
BYO Lunch

Workshop Outcomes:

· Have a better understanding of the principles of advance care planning
· Be familiar with the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive
· Be familiar with other resources available to support your practice
· Be able to explain advance care planning to others
· Understand substituted decision making options in Tasmania
· Be able to discuss end of life wishes and advance care planning                                                                         with  clients and consumers
Feel more confident responding in difficult conversations
· Have a better understanding of the needs of specific
communities in Tasmania  (including CALD, Aboriginal, LGBTIQ  and homeless people)  when considering end of life
preferences.

These workshops will include interactive group discussions.  There will be practical learning based on case
scenarios in having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.


 

 

Achieving a Whole of Team Approach to End of Life Care

Date:
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 9:00am

Workshops for Directors of Care, Clinical Care Co ordinators and Team Leaderers in Residential and Community Aged Care Services.

North West 13 Dec, South 14 Dec, North 15 Dec

DETAILS

EXPRESSIONSof INTEREST: http://events.agedservicestas.com.au/events/achieving-a-whol…end-of-life-care/ 

Discussing End of Life - A free workshop for health and community service providers

Date:
Thursday, 8 December 2016 - 9:30am to Friday, 9 December 2016 - 9:30am

Free workshops for health and Community Service Providers in Rosny & Glenorchy


 DETAILS

REGISTRATIONS https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DISCUSSEOLROSGLEN

Discussing End of Life Ulverstone

Date:
Thursday, 8 December 2016 -
9:00am to 3:30pm

WORKSHOPS for PRACTICE NURSES, CARE COORDINATORS and GPs

ULVERSTONE 8 Dec

DETAILS

REGISTRATIONS  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NWGPMODULES 

Discussing End of Life - Launceston

Date:
Thursday, 1 December 2016 - 9:00am to Monday, 12 December 2016 - 1:00pm

WORKSHOPS for PRACTICE NURSES, CARE COORDINATORS and GPs

LAUNCESTON  1 Dec & 12 Dec (select module 1 & 2 for complete course)

DETAILS

REGISTRATIONS  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LSTGPMODULES 

Discussing End of Life - Hobart

Date:
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, 6 December 2016 - 6:00pm

WORKSHOPS for PRACTICE NURSES, CARE COORDINATORS and GPs

HOBART 30 Nov, 1 Dec, 6 Dec  (select module 1 & 2 for complete course)

DETAILS

REGISTRATIONShttps://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HBAGPMODULES 

Making Advance Care Planning Happen Ulverstone

Date:
Thursday, 22 September 2016 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm

Location

Montgomery Room
King Edward St
Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

An interactive workshop for staff with an interest in organisational strategies for including ACP and end of life strategies.

Aims:

  • To share experiences of organisational responses to end of life discussions
  • To consider ways to embed end of life care planning in your practise
  • To build networks of support between organisation

 Afternoon tea will be available

Please bring your own lunch if you are coming to both events

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