Leah Epistola

Leah’s goal was to provide an in-service to her team, including relevant resources and information so that they can provide an excellent baseline services for palliative and end of life care. She achieved this and managed…

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  1. Hi Leah, This is a great example of a PEPA Post Placement Activity.

    Excellent to capture an evaluation of the education you provided – you certainly received some fabulous comments! Really great to see you ‘spreading the word’ and using your placement to support your team in providing Primary palliative care.

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Beverley Stutchbury – Mercy Place Warrnambool

I created a template that can show anyone who enters the resident’s room ‘what’s important’ to them. The template can be placed in their room so all staff & visitors can clearly see what is important…

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Mercy Place – Warrnambool

Following their reverse PEPA placement, Mercy Place Warrnambool held an educational workplace activity, aimed at teaching new staff how to recognise deterioration and document new changes using new charts. The activity resulted in better communication during…

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Catherine Quinless

Catherine developed a resource folder for the staff at Mercy Place, Warrnambool. The folder will be an invaluable resource for all staff to refer to when needing support and referral information for residents or their families.…

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Cedrick Luk

As my Workplace activity, I presented some of what I learnt and my experience in the PEPA program. I presented a powerpoint about this to interns and other staff members at my hospital. I also included…

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Tara Leister – VIC

Completing my placement within the community palliative care team allowed me to achieve my goals around understanding the scope of practice of the community team and improving communication between myself and the OT team which I…

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Maureen O’Brien – ACT

I drafted a model of Renal Supportive Care, which included an implementation plan, for generalist Palliative Care Needs Rounds. The Needs Rounds are aimed at clients with End Stage Renal Failure who may be receiving dialysis…

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Sangita Gautam – ACT

I attended a PEPA placement in October. As an Aged Care educator, I was excited to learn from a new team/environment, and the placement exceeded my expectation. Over the two days of placement, I met various…

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Kaylah – ACT

I recently completed a PEPA placement at Clare Holland House in ACT, a facility which provides respite and end of life care to a wide range of patients. I wanted to complete this placement in order…

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Sunita Sunuwar – ACT

For my workplace activity I provided in-service education to care staff involving a palliative care overview and a session on recognizing deterioration. The activity involved care staff, registered nurses and residents. The in-service education went well.…

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RN Samreen – VIC

The workplace activity I used involved an interactive learning session using a toolbox talk, PowerPoint show and educational videos from the ELDAC portal, discussing the difference between Advanced health care plans and directives. I also used…

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Leah Epistola – ACT

My workplace activity consisted of a 3-day placement at Clare Holland House (CHH). I was given opportunities to shadow different clinicians as they reviewed patients receiving end-of-life care and attended the outpatient clinics. Staff provided a…

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