Aged Care Planning holds Palliative Care Workshop with St Louis

Workers at St Louis Aged Care Facility recently took part in a 6 ½ hour Introduction to Palliative Care for Care Workers workshop. The workshop covered the definition, philosophy and objectives of palliative care; communicating with compassion; dealing with diversity; spirituality; advance care planning; the dying process; loss and grief; and self-care.

The participants, mostly care workers, with a few ENs and some new RNs enjoyed the interactive nature of the workshop, which includes DVDs, personal reflection and group activities and discussion.

Some comments from the evaluations were :

·        The trainer Helene was very approachable and knowledgeable.

·        The discussion and activities were very beneficial.

·        Thorough, thoughtful insight into Palliative Care

·        Facilitator was very informative; she put in experiences she’s had from her work which made everything all the more appropriate to real-life situations.

·        It was an amazing learning experience


If you are interested in holding a workshop for your staff at your aged care facility feel free to enquire via this website or call us on the enquiry phone number.

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