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Advance Care Planning and the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)? Why, how, when (capacity), legalities, Substitute Decision Making (SDM) and documentation.
    • Benefits of ACP and explaining these to patients/clients/residents.
    • Understanding capacity and when an Advance Care Directive (ACD) would be used.
    • Legalities of ACD and substitute decision makers.
    • SDM – options and considerations.
  • What should you include in an ACD?
  • Palliative care framework and ACP/ACD – case studies/scenarios.
  • How to start/have a conversation about end of life care wishes.
  • ACP and considerations for specific populations (i.e. Tas Aboriginal, CALD/LGBTI).
  • Tools to assist in writing an ACD – have a go at writing one for yourself.

 

Cost

Non-members: $45

Members: $35 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Advance Care Planning and the importance of end of life conversations - POSTPONED

Friday, 12 July 2019 - 9:30am

Location

Cancer Council, 69 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

THIS EVENT WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL LATE 2019

  • What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)? Why, how, when (capacity), legalities, Substitute Decision Making (SDM) and documentation.
    • Benefits of ACP and explaining these to patients/clients/residents.
    • Understanding capacity and when an Advance Care Directive (ACD) would be used.
    • Legalities of ACD and substitute decision makers.
    • SDM – options and considerations.
  • What should you include in an ACD?
  • Palliative care framework and ACP/ACD – case studies/scenarios.
  • How to start/have a conversation about end of life care wishes.
  • ACP and considerations for specific populations (i.e. Tas Aboriginal, CALD/LGBTI).
  • Tools to assist in writing an ACD 

 

Cost

Non-members: $45

Members: $35

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE.

For more information on membership, contact admin@pct.org.au

End of life realities...caring is hard

Wednesday, 10 July 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • Stats on death , dying and caring for someone who is dying in Australia.
  • Understanding the dying process.
  • understanding carer/compassion fatigue.
  • what is self-care, how to build resilience; and
  • strategies to look after yourself.

 

Cost

Non-members: $45

Members: $35 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Advance Care Planning and the importance of end of life conversations - POSTPONED

Tuesday, 9 July 2019 - 12:30pm

Location

Montgomery Room
Carpark Lane
Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

Event description

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL LATE 2019

  • What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)? Why, how, when (capacity), legalities, Substitute Decision Making (SDM) and documentation.
    • Benefits of ACP and explaining these to patients/clients/residents.
    • Understanding capacity and when an Advance Care Directive (ACD) would be used.
    • Legalities of ACD and substitute decision makers.
    • SDM – options and considerations.
  • What should you include in an ACD?
  • Palliative care framework and ACP/ACD – case studies/scenarios.
  • How to start/have a conversation about end of life care wishes.
  • ACP and considerations for specific populations (i.e. Tas Aboriginal, CALD/LGBTI).
  • Tools to assist in writing an ACD 

Location: http://www.centralcoast.tas.gov.au/montgomery-room/

 

Cost

Non-members: $45

Members: $35

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE.

For more information on membership, contact admin@pct.org.au

Palliative Care and the Palliative Approach [Cancelled]

Friday, 28 June 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • Basic death literacy and being comfortable with discussion of death and dying.
  • Understanding the terminology – palliative care, palliative approach and trajectories.
  • When is a palliative approach or palliative care appropriate?
  • Who can receive palliative care services?
  • Who provides palliative care services in Tasmania?
  • National Palliative Care Standards and the Tasmanian Palliative Care Community Charter.
  • Communication skills – responding to people in palliative care, including their families/carers.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Palliative care, ageing, wellbeing

Friday, 14 June 2019 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Location

Cancer Council, 69 Howick Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Australia

Event description

  • Nutrition in ageing, palliative care and dementia.
  • Value of food at End of Life (EoL) - an emotional issue.
  • Comfort and nutritional requirements at EoL.
  • Using appropriate language.
  • Maintaining brain health/cognition for as long as possible.
  • Dementia and the importance of lifestyle: exercise, sleep, socialisation, nutrition, mental activity.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Palliative care, ageing, wellbeing - CANCELLED

Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 9:30am

Location

Montgomery Room
Carpark Lane
Ulverstone TAS 7315
Australia

Event description

This session will now be held on 7th November, 12:30 - 3:30pm, at the Burnie Library.

 

  • Nutrition in ageing, palliative care and dementia.
  • Value of food at End of Life (EoL) - an emotional issue.
  • Comfort and nutritional requirements at EoL.
  • Using appropriate language.
  • Maintaining brain health/cognition for as long as possible.
  • Dementia and the importance of lifestyle: exercise, sleep, socialisation, nutrition, mental activity.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Palliative care, ageing and wellbeing

Tuesday, 4 June 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • Nutrition in ageing, palliative care and dementia.
  • Value of food at End of Life (EoL) - an emotional issue.
  • Comfort and nutritional requirements at EoL.
  • Using appropriate language.
  • Maintaining brain health/cognition for as long as possible.
  • Dementia and the importance of lifestyle: exercise, sleep, socialisation, nutrition, mental activity.

 

Cost

Non-members: $45

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Grief & Loss

Monday, 29 April 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • Grief and Loss theories - older and contemporary.
  • Basic understanding of the needs of people who are grieving.
  • How to support someone who is grieving.
  • Communication - what to say/what not to say.
  • Anticipatory grief and complicated grief.
  • Importance of rituals when grieving/bereavement process.                  
  • How to care for yourself if you are grieving or supporting a grieving person.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

Advance Care Planning and the Tasmanian Advance Care Directive

Monday, 15 April 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Location

McDougall Building, 9 Ellerslie Road
Battery Point TAS 7000
Australia

Event description

  • What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)? Why, how, when (capacity), legalities, Substitute Decision Making (SDM) and documentation.
    • Benefits of ACP and explaining these to patients/clients/residents.
    • Understanding capacity and when an Advance Care Directive (ACD) would be used.
    • Legalities of ACD and substitute decision makers.
    • SDM – options and considerations.
  • What should you include in an ACD?
  • Palliative care framework and ACP/ACD – case studies/scenarios.
  • How to start/have a conversation about end of life care wishes.
  • ACP and considerations for specific populations (i.e. Tas Aboriginal, CALD/LGBTI).
  • Tools to assist in writing an ACD – have a go at writing one for yourself.

 

Cost

Non-members: $40

Members: $30 (contact us after registering if you are a member)

Attend 4 sessions throughout 2019 and receive registration for the 5th session FREE (contact us if pursuing this option).

For more information, contact admin@pct.org.au

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