PEPA aims to improve health care, aged care and disability support workers’ knowledge, skills and confidence in the palliative approach to care for people with a life-limiting illness.
This introductory level workshop is interactive and provides time for discussion through case presentations and examples. Topics covered include:
What is the palliative approach?
Life limiting illnesses
Assessment and care planning
Managing common symptoms
Supporting the psychosocial and spiritual needs of clients
Advance Care Directives and the Medical Treatment Planning & Decision Act
Caring for the professional caregiver.