Residential Aged Care, Palliative Care and ACP in Aged Care: The Role of the Team
This session will build on the expertise, and care already delivered by the Aged Care sector and will provide the knowledge and tools to further ACP practice.
This workshop supports the practitioner to meet the delivery of person-centred care, dignity and avoidance of suffering as expected by community.
“Community expectation of person-centred health care, self- determination, dignity and the avoidance of suffering, have focused attention on advance care planning. Nationally, The Palliative Care Strategy and The National Framework for Advance Care Directives, prioritise advance care planning and advance care directives. “ *
- Interpret Advance Care Planning information and consider how to integrate into practice
- Increase understanding of Palliative Care in Residential Aged Care
- Discuss the challenges of ACP