For Specialist Palliative Care Staff

Background

The consortium facilitates collaboration, information sharing and professional development for clinicians working in specialist palliative care services in the region. We also sometimes call on the skills of our specialist staff in assisting us with our work in aged care, disability and MND.

Current activities

Training

Our member agencies can receive free in-house training in the following areas:

  • Cultural Diversity and working with interpreters
  • Motor Neurone Disease related topics
  • Parkinson’s Disease related topics
  • Working with people with intellectual disabilities
  • Promoting Quality of Life Speakers Kit – Train the Trainer
  • Palliative Care Conversations Training Kit – Train the Trainer

Resources

Consider the Carer

This resource is aimed at clinicians and helps them to better understand the practical and financial issues around caring for someone with a terminal illness. It includes relevant links to organisations that can assist with finances and practical issues.

Consider the Carer – PDF

For more resources and links to other organisations go to SMRPCC’s Resources and Links page.

Annual regional clinical forum

The highlight of the consortium year has been our clinical forum, where we brought clinicians from all member agencies together to learn from each other and discuss topical issues.

There is currently no date scheduled.

Contact SMRPCC

For further information, please contact Tanja Bahro, Consortium Manager. Tanja has extensive experience in palliative care project management.

0418 584 106

tanja.bahro@smrpcc.org.au