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May 2017

National Palliative Care Week

May 21 - May 28
National Palliative Care Week

http://palliativecare.org.au/national-palliative-care-week/ National Palliative Care Week - resources now available Promotional materials including posters and logos are now available for download from the National Palliative Care Week page on the PCA website. Additional materials will be available for download shortly. To add events to the NPCW calendar email details to pcainc@palliativecare.org.au. National Palliative Care Week is an annual awareness raising week organised by Palliative Care Australia. The theme for this year’s National Palliative Care Week is ‘You matter, your care matters.…

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OPA – Education event for health professionals

May 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Office Public Advocate,
Level 1, 204 Lygon St
Carlton,
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OPA

LOCATION Level 3, 204 Lygon Street Carlton 3053 Register This education session is aimed at professionals working in health, mental health, community and aged care settings. Further information: 1300 309 337 Registration is essential

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Free

Decision Assist Free Webinar

May 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Decision Assist

Do you think dad is dying? Presenters: Dr Sonia Fullerton and Jane Mahony Further information and to register here

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June 2017
Free

Free Palliative Care in Chronic Disease Forum

June 7 @ 12:30 am - 4:30 pm
Eastern Palliative Care,
630 Mitcham Rd
Mitcham,
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Consortia logo-preferred

EMRPCC is pleased to offer a free forum to all health care workers from all disciplines. The forum will focus on palliative care in chronic disease and will include the following topics: Starting Advance Care Planning conversations with people living with progressive chronic disease An update on the new Advance Care Planning legislation Sam Brean, Advance Care Planning Program Lead Eastern Health Principles of good palliative care and symptom management in cardiac and respiratory failure Fiona McLeod Nurse Practitioner-Palliative Care…

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Free

FREE Workshop for volunteers: Don’t miss out. Register now!

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Victorian TAFE Association,
478 Albert St
East Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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Culturally Responsive Palliative Care

FREE Workshop for volunteers: Don’t miss out. Register now! PEPA, in conjunction with Palliative Care Victoria, is presenting an interactive workshop that will enable palliative care volunteers to move beyond “cultural awareness” to develop the confidence and practical skills to deliver effective and respectful services to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The workshop will be facilitated by Judith Miralles & Associates. Register here.

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FREE Workshop for volunteers

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Victorian TAFE Association,
478 Albert St
East Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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PEPA, in conjunction with Palliative Care Victoria, is presenting an interactive workshop that will enable palliative care volunteers to move beyond “cultural awareness” to develop the confidence and practical skills to deliver effective and respectful services to people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Topics covered include: •Understanding how cultural values and world views affect experience and expectations of palliative care •Learning how to elicit culturally significant information in a sensitive way for a positive impact on client encounters •Learning…

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Palliative & Aged Care Forum

June 14 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm
Rendezvous Grand Hotel,
328 Flinders st
Melbourne,
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Re-thinking and improving end of life & ageing care for senior citizens Early Bird closes 22 March 2017 Further information or to register here Why Join This Conference 5 GROUNDBREAKING STRATEGIES TO HELP YOU DELIVER AN OPTIMUM PALLIATIVE & AGEING CARE 1.Acquire innovative Palliative & Aged Care Approaches 2.Adopt readily implemented Digital Palliative & Aged Care Operation Management 3.Model best practices from Award Winning Palliative & Aged Care Speakers 4.Leverage on critically acclaimed industry leaders’ insights into Providing Personalized and…

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Volunteers-State Conference

June 22 @ 8:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm
Volunteering Victoria

State Conference – Call for presentations Volunteering Victoria's inaugural State Conference on 22 and 23 June 2017 will explore the theme “The Power of Association” and three sub-themes: leadership and stewardship of volunteering, sector collaboration, and valuing and re-positioning volunteering. Proposals for presentations (lightning talks, facilitated presentations or poster presentations) close at 5pm on 14 February 2017. Further information is available here.

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July 2017
$60

Family Therapy for the Bereaved-Webinar

July 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kissane

The Family Focused Grief Therapy (FFGT) program is a brief, focused model of preventive family therapy delivered to families identified during palliative care to be ‘at risk’ of complicated bereavement. It is commenced in the clinical setting of a patient with advanced cancer, with the patient present at the meeting with the family. It can form the basis of an initial routine family meeting during palliative care, and then continued family sessions can follow for families deemed to be at…

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$345

Using technology to support the bereaved

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
ACG&B, 253 Wellington Road, Mulgrave
TechnologyinBereavement

Overview Modern communication technologies have profoundly influenced social practices and views about death, dying and bereavement. Transcending the limits of space and time, the internet provides us with instant access and often-immediate feedback. This workshop will provide information on the emerging field of 'thanatechnology' and how technology can be enlisted to provide and enhance bereavement support. How can we use technology as a means of providing bereavement support? How does technology provide opportunities to deal with death, dying and bereavement?…

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September 2017

Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

September 6 - September 8
Adelaide Convention Centre,
Adelaide, South Australia Australia
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PCA conference

2017 Australian Palliative Care Conference Update 2017 Australian Palliative Care Conference 6-8 September 2017 Adelaide Convention Centre If you are interested in how we connect, who we connect with and how effectively our connections can strengthen and build a community of practice and care within palliative care, do not miss the 2017 Australian Palliative Care Conference Connection with Community to be held in Adelaide, 6-8 September 2017. ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION OPEN TODAY Abstracts are welcome from anyone with an interest…

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