Communication in Aged Care

Event Date: Tuesday 12 May, 2020
Time:9am-4pm
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:Free
Target Audience:Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Patient Care Assistants, Assistants in Nursing, Allied Health Professionals
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at https://com-aged-care-12-may-2020.eventbrite.com.au
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

Would you be surprised if your patient died within the next six months?.... How do I have the conversations?

Overview

A safe space to discuss death and dying. This interactive workshop highlights challenges and concerns in discussing death and dying with teams, residents and families. A scenario based workshop utilising current evidence-based tools.

Learning areas

  • Determining the need to have the conversations
  • How to have the conversations
  • Theory behind good communication
  • Why good communication matters 

Presented by

Grace Buchanan, Communication Facilitator and Palliative and Suportive Care Education Manager, Cancer Council WA

Tina Dobrin, Senior Social Worker, Specialist Palliative Care team

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Communication in Aged Care flyer (84kb).Complete registration online at https://com-aged-care-12-may-2020.eventbrite.com.au.

Registering for all PaSCE events and workshops is essential. Please ensure that you register all participants’ direct contact details to ensure that they receive all the required event information directly.  Unfortunately we have had an increasing number of “No Shows” at our events during 2019. PaSCE will be charging a non-attendance fee for all events where there has been no notice of cancellation prior to the event. The fee will be the cost of the event for paid events or $20 per person for free events. 

Enquiries: please email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au or phone 9382 9300.


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