Residential aged care services face particular difficulties in palliative care, because permanent residents often have dementia and/or communication difficulties and complex care needs (AIHW 2018). In addition, there is a high burden of chronic disease and comorbidity in the residential aged care population (Hillen, Vitry & Caughey 2017).
- Discussion to identify tools to embed a palliative approach within your facility
- Expand upon foundational palliative care education for residential aged care
- Outline available resources and services
Presented by: Claire Doyle, Nurse Practitioner - Palliative Care
For more information and to register please see the Tools and Skills for Embedding Palliative Care for Residential Aged Care Providers - A Clinical Focus flyer (82kb). Complete registration online at https://tools-rac-31-oct-2019.eventbrite.com.au
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