“Would you be surprised if your patient died within the next 6 months?.... How do I have the conversations?.... What if I say the wrong thing? … I don’t have time for this conversation!
This workshop will allow a safe place to discuss death and dying of your patient, perhaps even confront (explore) your own views about death and dying. This interactive workshop aims to challenge your fears of speaking about death and dying with your resident. It will work through examples, utilising current evidence based tools in order to help you.
- Determining the need to have the conversation/s with your patient
- How to have the conversation
- Theory behind good communication
- Why good communication matters
Ed Gaudion, Clinical Nurse, Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service (MPaCCS)
Tina Dobrin, Senior Social Worker Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service (MPaCCS)
Bethesda Health Care’s Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service (MPaCCS) is a mobile specialist palliative care team, focusing on capacity building of the palliative care sector workforce through training, education, assistance and mentoring where there are currently no specialist palliative care consultation services available for residents or patients, including Residential aged care facilities.
Grace Buchanan, Communication Facilitator and Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) Manager
Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Communication in Aged Care flyer (81kb). Complete registration online at https://communication-aged-care-8-april.eventbrite.com.au
Enquiries: please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 9382 9300.