Claudette & Anniemarie – Trott Park

Claudette & Anniemarie – Trott Park

At Trott Park Residential Aged Care (SA), reverse PEPA Aged Care participants, Claudette and Annemarie have come up with a number of initiatives to improve gaps in care that have been identified through their ELDAC audits.…

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Education, resources and support to assist older Australians with palliative care needs.

Staff in residential aged care at Anglicare Westbourne Park (SA) have worked on a number of strategies to improve assessment, personal care, communication and support for people with palliative care needs, including: Setting up a trolley…

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Education for personal support workers

At Alwyndor Aged Care – Support at Home program, staff who have undertaken a reverse PEPA placement experience have developed a training session for new support workers to discuss end-of- life-care in the community context. The…

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Family information packs

At Alwyndor Aged Care Adelaide – Residential Living, a palliative care information pack has been created for families and carers. A folder of information is placed on the palliative care trolley that is kept in the…

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Hazel (Shu-Chun) Kuo – Placement Outcome and Reflection

“palliative care is quite different in acute and aged care settings. As there are still active treatments ongoing in acute care, it would feel more like a medical ward, not a hospice any more as I…

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Kaylee Brown – Placement Reflection

A great Palliative care resource created by Kaylee for her facility at Matthew Flinders Home in Adelaide.

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Laurel Dodd – Pika Wiya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

Laurel attended a placement within the palliative care clinic at Queen Elizbeth Hospital in Adelaide. She felt that her placement was vital to her “as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner/Nurse, as many of our clients may have…

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Kath Hampel – Placement Reflection

I would like to convey my sincere thanks for all the support I have received during my placement week from Tara and the teams at the Northern Area Palliative Care Services. I have really enjoyed learning…

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