Residential Aged Care: Excellence in Palliative Care 2-day Workshop

Posted 30 Jun 2021.

Event Dates: Wednesday 18 August, 2021 to Thursday 19 August, 2021
Time:9.00am - 4.00pm
Venue:Seminar Room, Cancer Council WA, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park
Cost:Free
Target Audience:Residential Aged Care Facilities
Registration information:Email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au to register your interest to attend
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email pasce@cancerwa.asn.au

Overview

The Residential Aged Care: Excellence in Palliative Care (RACEPC) program is designed to educate and support palliative care link teams to provide best practice care for residents and offer support to family and carers.

The program involves a two day workshop, two days of mentoring to embed the program and enable teams to develop their confidence and knowledge in delivering a palliative approach in their facility.

RACEPC program participants will be able to:

  • Embed the integral part a palliative approach plays in residential aged care.
  • Understanding the guiding principles inclusive of Residential Aged Care National Standards, Advanced Care Planning Australia Position Statement and the Draft Position Statement for Residential Aged Care.
  • Support palliative care link teams to embed excellence in palliative care.
  • Develop harmonious communication skills and strategies within the team.
  • Understand the opportunity advance care planning provides to support client wishes through provision of an individualised palliative approach focused on optimising quality of life.
  • Utilise palliative care resources.
  • Develop skills in recognition of the terminal phase and delivery of excellence in end of life care.

Information and Online Registraton: For more information and to register please see the Residential Aged Care: Excellence in Palliative Care flyer (86kb). Complete register your interest at pasce@cancerwa.asn.au.

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

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