Culture Centred Palliative Care - an Aboriginal Perspective

Event Dates: Tuesday 5 November, 2019 to Wednesday 6 November, 2019
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
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email

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

Enquiries: please email 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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