Jaylee Lewis – Clare Holland House

I provided a presentation at my workplace about my experience on PEPA placement with a specific focus on syringe drivers and medications used in palliative care. The presentation was targeted at registered nurses and was conducted…

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Pratiksha Shrestha – Baptist Care Carey Gardens

After the PEPA training and placement, I am confident and more comfortable to take care of the resident in palliative care, able to understand and manage the sign and symptoms of the deteriorating resident. In my…

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Orana Lutheran Services

Group Placement: Candace Black, Tracey Hadley, Sarah Harvey, Peachy Culti, Michelle Bellue, Premi John, Tia Bubniw, Julie Ann Ahrens, Kelly Welch, Kira Nash. We have gathered and distributed the comprehensive suite of resources and made available…

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Sabita Paudel – Baptist Care Carey Gardens

I provided education at my workplace after I completed my PEPA training. I explained that palliative care is treatment, care and support for people living with a life-limiting illness, and for whom the primary goal is…

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Stretton Gardens Team, Southern Cross Care

We have done an activity to represent palliative care in aged care, involving staff and residents to illustrate the information gained from 3 day PEPA Aged Care training and to share with other staff members. It…

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Linley Hopa and Care Staff at Bluehaven Aged Care, Ingham

The PEPA Aged Care workshop was very inclusive for both RNs and care staff, actively involving all who attended. Since the workshop care staff have more confidence in managing care with knowledge and sensitivity to the…

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Alisha – Baptistcare, Carey Gardens

Since completing her PEPA placement, Alisha has been supporting education for care staff at Baptistcare – Carey Gardens. The education activity was held between the care staff and the PEPA participant with the objective to provide…

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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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Anglicare Westbourne Park

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…

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Royal Freemasons, Mount Martha Valley

Improving palliative care in aged care At the Royal Freemasons, Mount Martha Valley (VIC), staff who have undertaken an Aged Care reverse PEPA placement experience have focused on several workplace activities to improve provision of palliative…

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RSL Lifecare at Home, Coffs Harbour

Improving connections with specialist palliative care, and resources for culturally-responsive care and symptom management At RSL Lifecare at Home in Coffs Harbour, staff who have participated in a reverse PEPA aged care placement experience have worked…

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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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