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End of life realities…caring is hard

Friday, 17 May 2019 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Location

Cancer Council, 69 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

  • Stats on death , dying and caring for someone who is dying in Australia.
  • Understanding the dying process.
  • understanding carer/compassion fatigue.
  • what is self-care, how to build resilience; and
  • strategies to look after yourself.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

End of life realities…caring is hard - CANCELLED

Thursday, 16 May 2019 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Location

This training session has been cancelled
30 Alexander St
Burnie TAS 7320
Australia

Event description

  • This session has been cancelled - the next End of Life Realities Education Session will be held on 15th October 2019

Grief & Loss

Monday, 29 April 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • Grief and Loss theories - older and contemporary.
  • Basic understanding of the needs of people who are grieving.
  • How to support someone who is grieving.
  • Communication - what to say/what not to say.
  • Anticipatory grief and complicated grief.
  • Importance of rituals when grieving/bereavement process.                  
  • How to care for yourself if you are grieving or supporting a grieving person.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Advance Care Planning and the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive

Monday, 15 April 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)? Why, how, when (capacity), legalities, Substitute Decision Making (SDM) and documentation.
    • Benefits of ACP and explaining these to patients/clients/residents.
    • Understanding capacity and when an Advance Care Directive (ACD) would be used.
    • Legalities of ACD and substitute decision makers.
    • SDM – options and considerations.
  • What should you include in an ACD?
  • Palliative care framework and ACP/ACD – case studies/scenarios.
  • How to start/have a conversation about end of life care wishes.
  • ACP and considerations for specific populations (i.e. Tas Aboriginal, CALD/LGBTI).
  • Tools to assist in writing an ACD – have a go at writing one for yourself.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Grief & Loss

Friday, 5 April 2019 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Location

Cancer Council, 69 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

  • Grief and Loss theories - older and contemporary.
  • Basic understanding of the needs of people who are grieving.
  • How to support someone who is grieving.
  • Communication - what to say/what not to say.
  • Anticipatory grief and complicated grief.
  • Importance of rituals when grieving/bereavement process.                  
  • How to care for yourself if you are grieving or supporting a grieving person.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Grief & Loss

Thursday, 4 April 2019 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Location

Montgomery Room
Carpark Lane
Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

Event description

  • Grief and Loss theories - older and contemporary.
  • Basic understanding of the needs of people who are grieving.
  • How to support someone who is grieving.
  • Communication - what to say/what not to say.
  • Anticipatory grief and complicated grief.
  • Importance of rituals when grieving/bereavement process.                  
  • How to care for yourself if you are grieving or supporting a grieving person.

Location: http://www.centralcoast.tas.gov.au/montgomery-room/

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Peer education

Friday, 29 March 2019 - 9:30am

Location

69-71 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

Rescheduled event from 16th November 2018

Including education on Specific populations and the Tasmanian Palliative Care Community Charter and its principles.

 

*The $30pp charge to attend this session is a nominal fee, and is applied to assist PCT in covering costs associated with refreshments, venue hire and other training materials.

Attendees may be able to obtain certificates and/or CPD points for participation in this session. Please email sharon.king@pct.org.au for more information in relation to this. 

Specific Populations

Monday, 25 March 2019 - 10:00am

Location

75 South Rd
West Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

Event description

Specific Populations:

  • Death literacy (Advance Care Planning), palliative care and grief and bereavement for specific populations.

 

*The $15pp charge to attend this session is a nominal fee, and is applied to assist PCT in covering costs associated with refreshments, venue hire and other training materials.

Attendees may be able to obtain certificates and/or CPD points for participation in this session. Please email sharon.king@pct.org.au for more information in relation to this. 

Palliative Care and the Palliative Approach

Monday, 25 March 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • Basic death literacy and being comfortable with discussion of death and dying.
  • Understanding the terminology – palliative care, palliative approach and trajectories.
  • When is a palliative approach or palliative care appropriate?
  • Who can receive palliative care services?
  • Who provides palliative care services in Tasmania?
  • National Palliative Care Standards and the Tasmanian Palliative Care Community Charter.
  • Communication skills – responding to people in palliative care, including their families/carers.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Palliative care, ageing, wellbeing

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 -
9:00am to 3:45pm

Location

9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia
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