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Loss and Grief that Comes with the Transition into Aged Care and Dementia

A recent report by Alzheimer’s Australia called: ‘The most difficult decision: dementia and the move into residential aged care’ (2012) points out that the transition from living independently in the community into Residential Aged Care is for many people one of the most challenging changes and adjustments in their life. This move is not socially recognised as a significant milestone that needs rituals and a deep appreciation of the loss and grief journey. When we generally think... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Loss and Grief that Comes with the Transition into Aged Care and Dementia

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$240 Limited GST free / $220
Loss and Grief that Comes with the Transition into Aged Care and Dementia

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}<br/>{image name:“ACA-recognised” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>A recent report by Alzheimer’s Australia

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Recognising and Responding to the Abuse of Older People

It is estimated that approximately 5% of older people will experience elder abuse. Elder abuse is not confined to any particular demographic and can be found in all communities. It can span a range of abusive behaviours and is often hidden and not reported. This interactive workshop will increase your skills and knowledge to confidently recognise and respond to the abuse of older people within the context of NSW government policy. This workshop will provide participants with the... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Recognising and Responding to the Abuse of Older People

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>It is estimated that approximately 5% of older people will experience elder abuse. Elder abuse is not confined to

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Supporting End of Life Care through Compassionate Listening and Mindfulness

When working with clients that are dying we are often thrown out of our comfort zone. We realise we have to change from ‘fixing’ our clients to ‘being with’ our clients. Developing our understanding of compassionate presence through the practice of mindfulness and self-awareness can change the whole palliative care journey with enhanced empathy. We all want “quality of life” and a “good death”. But what does that really mean and how can we support our clients on their final... [More]
$240 Limited GST free / $220
Supporting End of Life Care through Compassionate Listening and Mindfulness

<p>{image name:“AASW CPD Endorsed Logo” align:“right” width:“100” height:“100”}</p><p>When working with clients that are dying we are often thrown out of our comfort zone. We realise we have to change

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Developing the Best Business Model for Your Service in the New Environment

In a market, consumer-driven environment people using services are free to acquire services from their preferred provider/s. Services need to not only retain their existing consumers/clients but attract new ones, and to have the income they need to operate their service. A businesses model defines the consumers/clients to be reached, the services to be provided to them, including the unique value of those services, the cost of providing services, and the organisation’s sources of... [More]

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Dementia and Communication – Going into their Space

Find out about some of the changes in communication that occur as a result of dementia and how you can manage these changes. Losing the ability to communicate can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems for people with dementia, their families and carers (Alzheimer’s Australia, May 2012). As the illness progresses, a person with dementia experiences a gradual lessening of their ability to communicate. They find it more and more difficult to express themselves clearly... [More]

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