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Palliative Care & Palliative Approach for PCAs

10 September, 2020 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm


For PCAs.

This course provides Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) working in aged care facilities, disability or other community care providers, with an introduction to palliative care.

It explores the comprehensive needs of people at the end of life and their families, and gives an overview of some common issues that confront clients and carers on a day-to-day basis. The course incorporates guidelines for a palliative approach to care.

Topics include the following

  • Aims and Philosophy of Palliative Care/Palliative Approach
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Common Palliative Care Symptoms
    • Fatigue
    • Pain
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Bowel and urinary symptoms
    • Breathlessness
    • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Grief and Loss
  • Communication Skills
  • Dying Process and End of Life Care

When: esEasternThursday 10 September 2020, 8.45am – 5.00pm
Where: Eastern Palliative Care, 630 Mitcham Road, Mitcham
Cost: 1 day workshop registration $180 (incl catering)
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10 September, 2020
8:45 am - 5:00 pm


Eastern Palliative Care
630 Mitcham Rd
Mitcham, Vic 3132 Australia
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