Archive for March 2021


Recent Developments in Bereavement Risk Assessment and Bereavement Care April 28

Centre for Palliative Care Hot Topic

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Culture Centred Care Workshop May 5th KIlsyth

Wednesday 5th May 2021

The Annex, Japara Living & Learning Centre

54-58 Durham Road, Kilsyth

For more information, please look at the PEPA section in Updates

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Communication Skills April 7

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Creative Interventions for Bereaved Children March 25 10- 1130 am

When children enter therapy because they have experienced a death of a loved one, they are at a very vulnerable time in their lives. They are often anxious about the therapeutic process and reluctant to talk directly about painful feelings. Activities that are creative and play-based can engage children and help them to express their thoughts and feelings.


This webinar will present creative interventions for use with bereaved children ages 4-12. Activities will be presented for use in individual and group counselling. Participants will come away with many new innovative and innovative techniques.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify key risk factors for bereaved children.
  • Assess bereaved children based on innovative, play-based model.
  • Utilise at least five treatment techniques with bereaved children.


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Centre for Palliative Care

Tuesday, 17th September 2019           

Michael Chamberlin Lecture Theatre,

Aikenhead Wing Building, Building E 

St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne  

41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Victoria

5:00PM – 6:00 PM                                                                       


Please stay for networking and drinks after the presentation.  

Contact Information:

P: (03) 9416 0000


So now you are dead, what are your options?

Nari Seminar March 19th

March 19th 2020

9am – 4pm

National Ageing Research Institute

34 – 54 Poplar Road (Via Gate 4) Parkville 3052

Falls are a leading cause of injury-related death and hospitalisation in older people. As people get older, particularly those living in residential aged care, they are more susceptible to falling over and losing their balance.

At this one-day evidence-based workshop you will learn:

Ø  to identify the nature and impact of the problem of falls in older people living in residential aged care

Ø  about risk factors and how they impact on falls

Ø  about the issues related to falls for people who live in residential aged care

Ø  about interventions that have been shown to be effective in preventing falls

Ø  how evidence can be applied in residential aged care

Ø  how others have dealt with challenging residents


This workshop will give you the opportunity to refresh and expand your knowledge, share your experiences in falls prevention, and will provide you with the latest evidence to help you improve the care you deliver to your residents.

Who should attend:

Ø  Residential aged care workers

Ø  Allied health, nursing, clinical and medical staff



Ø  Cost $465 (including GST) per person

Ø  10% discount for early bird registrations before 14th February 2020