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October 2017

“Precious Time” – The Carers Exhibition

October 5 @ 9:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm
Fitzroy Library,
128 Moor St
Fitzroy, Victoria Australia
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Eleven people from the Goulburn Valley reveal what it is like to look after a family member in palliative care. Precious Time - Fitzroy Library Exhibition The Goulburn Valley Hospice Care Service Inc. (GVHCS) commissioned a set of interviews and photographic portraits of people in the region who care or cared for a family member receiving palliative care at home. Precious Time: The Carers in the Goulburn Valley project reveals the experiences of eleven people caring for someone they love…

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Disability Awareness in Palliative Care

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Understanding issues for people with intellectual disabilities at end of life Free workshop presented by Southern Metro Region PC Consortium Calvary Health Care Bethlehem, 476 Kooyong Road, Caulfield Further information or to register visit here

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5th Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium

October 26 @ 8:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Rendezvous Hotel,
Melbourne,
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Hosted by the Centre for Palliative Care, the Colloquium provides an invaluable opportunity for those interested in or involved in multi-disciplinary palliative care research or related fields to learn, connect and collaborate. Some of the topics that will be discussed during the 5th Australian Palliative Care Research Colloquium include: How can palliative care research influence health policy? Does education change clinical practice? – measuring the impact and outcomes of palliative care training. Program Logic: Preparation prevents poor performance – using…

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The Law and You Forum:

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Deakin Edge,
Federation Square
Melbourne,
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Perspectives on voluntary assisted dying Victorian Law Foundation presents a community forum to explore what this proposed legislation could mean through a panel discussion of experts covering legal and health perspectives. Flyer - The Law and You Forum 2017 Where: Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Further information or to book for this free event here

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$150

Older People with Cancer Forum

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Deakin Edge,
Federation Square
Melbourne,
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Presented by the Victorian Care of Older People Clinical Network in partnership with the Victorian Integrated Cancer Services and the Victorian Palliative Care Clinical Network Description  The forum aims to bring together clinicians from all areas of health care and provide an opportunity to share and develop knowledge and capability for Older People with Cancer.  Who should attend: health service consumers and Medical, Nursing and Allied Health staff - all levels of experience and all specialties welcome …

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$150

Inspire: Managing the complex symptoms of later stage Parkinson’s

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Rydges on Swanston,
701 Swanston St
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Hosted by Parkinson’s Victoria, this annual one-day educational conference will offer a unique and specific focus that explores and explains the complexities of managing Parkinson’s in the later stages. Whilst designed to encourage interaction and peer networking, its primary focus is to equip healthcare professionals with up-to-date tools, research information and confidence to improve quality of life in advanced stages of Parkinson’s. The program is designed to deliver the following learning outcomes: •Develop awareness of current evidence based pharmacological and…

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$50

Australian Association of Gerontology Webinar

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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“Palliative care in older people: Latest research, symptom management, communication, and residential care” Palliative care is a key element of holistic, person-centred care. As the population ages, the demographics of those requiring palliative care services continues to evolve and increase. The speakers in this webinar will address key developments in research regarding palliative medicine, and how this translates to practice. Symptom management strategies and communication techniques will be explored. Application of evidence and skills to the residential care setting will…

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Palliative Care Network Strategic Planning Day

October 31 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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The Victorian Palliative Care Clinical Network (VPCCN) and Safer Care Victoria invite consumers and clinicians to discuss opportunities and identify priorities for improving palliative and end of life care. If you have experienced life limiting illness and end of life care, are willing to share this experience in the context of health care improvement and/or have the ability to advocate for consumers your contribution will help inform the VPCCN quality improvement plan. EOI including a brief statement of your experience…

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November 2017

Gathering of Kindness Week- Monday 30 October – Friday 3 November 2017

November 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

We all know that we need to change the conversation between the patient and their families, carers and health service professionals. Let's talk about a kinder health system and how we may get there. Be part of the solution. Let's Continue the Conversation during the Gathering of Kindness Week- Monday 30 October - Friday 3 November 2017 . The five-day gathering will provide participants with the opportunity to share their ideas, their work and their projects. Through this, we aim…

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Grampians Regional Palliative Care Conference ‘Location, Location, Location – Where do we die well?’

November 8 @ 8:00 am - November 9 @ 5:00 pm
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RACV Goldfields Resort, Creswick Registrations for the conference are now open –follow the link to www.grpct.com.au to book your place! We are excited to welcome Hal Swerissen, Economist and Author of the Grattan Report, Dying Well to the Grampians region and as our keynote speaker. We hope that you can join us and look forward to seeing you in Creswick in November. Bernadette Matthews | Administration Assistant Grampians Regional Palliative Care Team | Ballarat Health Services M-F 7.30 am –…

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Palliative Care Victoria Annual General Meeting

November 10 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Hall, St Michael’s on Collins,
120 Collins Street
Melbourne,
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Caring for Carers during life’s most certain transition Guest Speaker: Glenn Campbell, CEO, Carers Victoria Mark the date in your diary When: Friday 10 November 2017, 1.00pm – 3.00pm (light lunch will be available) Where: The Hall, St Michael’s On Collins, 120 Collins Street, Melbourne Please register here

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