Culture Centred Palliative Care - an Aboriginal Perspective

Event Dates: Tuesday 5 November, 2019 to Wednesday 6 November, 2019
Time:9am-3.30pm
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:Free (Funded by PEPA)
Target Audience:All Health Professionals working with Aboriginal clients and their families
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at https://culture-centred-5-nov-2019.eventbrite.com.au
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

This two day workshop is designed for health professionals working with Aboriginal clients to develop their skills in caring for Aboriginal people and their families facing a life limiting illness and will explore the topic of cultural awareness in palliative care. The workshop will be presented by a variety of specialists utilising case studies and group discussion. 

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to aboriginal history and culture 
  • An introduction to culturally appropriate palliative care
  • Exploring end of life care for Aboriginal clients and their families  
  • Caring for remote Aboriginal clients in Perth
  • Loss, grief and bereavement 

Presenters:  Danny Ford, Kambarang Services 

                          Lenny Papertalk and Marilyn Lyford, WACHR Team

                          Angela Ryder, Relationships Australia 

                          Palliative Care Specialists 

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Culture Centred Palliative Care - an Aboriginal Perspective flyer (353kb). Complete registration online at https://culture-centred-5-nov-2019.eventbrite.com.au

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

For more information on the Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) visit the PEPA page.


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