Decision Assist’s Aged Care Webinar Series

We are very pleased to announce that due to the popularity of our Aged Care Training Workshops throughout 2014 and 2015, we are delivering a series of webinars for the aged-care sector.

We are offering these webinars throughout 2016. The topics are:

 
  • Undertreated Pain – effective pain management for people with dementia - 27th April 2016
    Increase your understanding of prevalence of pain for a person with dementia and barriers for under treatment.
    Learn strategies and tools to identify and assess pain in people with dementia.
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  • Communication at the End of Life – meeting the needs of the family - 19th May 2016 
    webinar will be available to view on demand shortly

    Increase your confidence in communicating with family members around death and dying. Develop an increased awareness of the psycho-social support needs of family members at the end of life.
    Registration are now closed
     
  • Recognising the Deteriorating Client – what to look for - Date to be advised
    Increase your knowledge of the key clinical indications of the deteriorating client. Be aware of planning conversations to have with the client, family and multidisciplinary team. This webinar is targeted to staff working in aged care in the community, although open to all.
You can either participate in the live webinars or view them on demand after they have aired. Each webinar lasts 40 minutes.

More detailed information on the webinars is now available (139kb pdf), you can also register for the webinars using the registration link within this Question and Answer Fact Sheet.


Online learning

These scenario based, self-paced eLearning modules offer an introduction to the Palliative Approach and advance care planning for staff working in aged care. These modules are designed to be completed in two to three hours and a certificate will be issued at the end of the learning.

There are specific modules for residential and community aged care staff and while not compulsory, the modules will help you develop your skills and can be completed anytime. We encourage webinar participants to complete these modules. 

To start your online training sign on as a new member.  You will be asked to enter your personal details, select your residential or community modules. You will then be given access to the learning modules.
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If you have further questions please email the Aged Care Training Coordinators on agedcaretraining@austin.org.au or call (03) 9088 1252 between 9 am and 5 pm AEST.


Page updated  27 May 2016