Aged Care Webinars

Decision Assist presents a series of webinars to guide you through the fundamentals of advance care planning. Topics include communication, diversity, grief and loss, recognising when a person’s condition is changing, and how to assist people with planning for their current and future care.

Upcoming Aged Care Webinars
  • What is advance care planning?
    Friday 7 October 2016 1.30pm-2.15pm EST
     
  • Advance care planning – how to
    Tuesday 8 November 2016. 12.30pm-1.15pm
     
  • Grief, trauma and loss
    Tuesday 6 December 2016 1.30pm-2.15pm EST
     
  • We’re all different
    Thursday 19 January 2017 1.30pm-2.15pm EST
     
  • George wants resuscitation
    Thursday 23 February 2017 1.30pm-2.15pm EST
     
  • Jane does not want to go to hospital    
    Thursday 30 March 2017  1.30pm-2.15pm EST
     
  • Marjorie is breathless
    Thursday 27 April 2017 1.30pm-2.15pm EST
     
  • Do you think dad is dying?
    Thursday 25 May 2017  1.30pm-2.15pm EST
Our first webinar, What is advance care planning?, will be held on  Friday 7 October from 1.30 pm till 2.15 pm EST and then made available as a recording.

Learn about the principles of advance care planning (ACP), how ACP can benefit your clients, and ways you can integrate ACP into their care.

At the end of the webinar you will:
  • Be familiar with the principles of advance care planning
  • Understand how advance care planning can benefit your clients
  • Examine ways on how you can integrate advance care planning into care for your clients.
Registrations for the webinar in October 2016 are now open.

Previous webinars include:
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Online learning

These scenario-based, self-paced e-learning modules offer an introduction to the palliative approach and advance care planning for staff working in aged care. These modules can be completed in two to three hours and a certificate is issued at completion.

These modules were current at the time of publishing (2014). Information in this field is changing constantly and new, updated modules are currently being created.

If you wish to complete these existing modules, please sign on as a new member. You will be asked to enter your details, and to select either residential or community e-earning Modules.

To start your online training, please sign on as a new member. You will be asked to enter your personal details, select either residential or community e-Learing Modules. You will then be given access to the learning modules.

Register for information about updates and the new e-learning modules.
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If you have further questions please email the Aged Care Training Project team agedcaretraining@austin.org.au
or call (03) 9088 1252 between 9 am and 5 pm AEST.



Page updated 26 September 2016