Advance care Planning in Residential Aged Care, Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning in Aged Care: The Role of the Team

Posted 16 Aug 2021.

Event Date: Monday 29 November, 2021
Time:2.00pm - 3.00pm
Target Audience:Palliative care or ACP experienced* Nurses, Allied Health, Facility Managers and GPs *If you have no ACP or palliative care knowledge, Workshop 1 may be appropriate for you to attend first.
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email

Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) are pleased to announce the launch of the Advance Care Planning for Residential Aged Care Workshops for 2021. These workshops are available to all staff in residential aged care facilities and provide tailored education for these staff to increase organisational advance care planning (ACP) knowledge. 

The implementation of ACP practices within residential aged care facilities promotes compliance to the Aged Care Quality Standards (2019) Standards 1, 2 and 3 and the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, ‘Partnering with consumers’ and ‘Comprehensive care’. 

Register yourself and team members into one or more of the appropriate workshops to grow your successful ACP practice.


This session will build on the expertise, and care already delivered by the Aged Care sector and will provide the knowledge and tools to further ACP practice. 

This workshop supports the practitioner to meet the delivery of person-centred care, dignity and avoidance of suffering as expected by community.

“Community expectation of person-centred health care, self- determination, dignity and the avoidance of suffering, have focused attention on advance care planning. Nationally, The Palliative Care Strategy and The National Framework for Advance Care Directives, prioritise advance care planning and advance care directives. “ *

Learning outcomes

  • Interpret Advance Care Planning information and consider how to integrate into practice
  • Increase understanding of Palliative Care in Residential Aged Care
  • Discuss the challenges of ACP

This education is accredited under the RACGP QI&CPD Program - Activity ID 286688

Presented by

Experienced clinician and presenter, Dr Alison Parr, Clinical Lead, Palliative Care, WA End of Life and Palliative Care Program, Palliative Care Specialist


Advance Care Planning Australia; Education Capability Framework: 2020 Implementation Guide 

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning in Aged Care: The Role of the Team flyer (108kb). Complete registration online at

Enquiries: please email or phone 9382 9300.

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