John Wesley Gardens – QLD

We collected some useful resources from the training and made a manual for staff to educate them about palliative care such as clinical assessment guidelines for identifying signs and symptoms of palliative resident, coping with grieve,…

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Ballarat Royal Freemasons Residential Aged Care – VIC

Following on from our reverse PEPA Aged Care Placement we decided to go with two projects. We have implemented a family room where family or staff if needed can go for some quite time or to…

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Estia Plenty Valley – VIC

The aim was to set up a palliative care resource box that is available for all staff to use, to improve communication at daily handover and share information gained from the PEPA Aged Care Placement. Following…

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Geegeelup Residential Aged Care Village – WA

Geegeelup Village is a small residential aged care service in rural WA. Co-workers discussed their knowledge of palliative care in residential aged care. We were able to improve outcomes for end of life care by setting…

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Nin-Yu Huang – Lutheran Services- Qld

I’ve been engaging SPACE team needs round with staff, residents, and family to provide holistic review for their care needs. Holding case conferences and discuss resident and family’s wishes. Clinical team will discuss resident who are…

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Erin Watson – Robina Qld

I work in a mental health ward, who accommodates both acute crisis admission and those who need extended treatment stays. Although we do not see patients needing palliative care needs, a lot of our extended treatment…

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Tara Leister – St John of God, Berwick

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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Sally Belford – Yea & District Memorial Hospital

Following the completion of the PEPA Aged Care Program our priority goal was to develop awareness and understanding of palliative care in our workplace in order to improve care to patients and support to families. A…

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Liz Chalmers – Robina Hospital

I brought several  “Caring@Home package for Carers” back to our office.  I provided education to my colleagues on the use of these kits, who are now starting to implement use of them with client carers, who…

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Jo Campton, Royal Hobart Hospital ED

Jo undertook a PEPA placement with our Specialist Palliative Care Service in May 2022. The quality improvement activity that she undertook involved assisting to establish a small working group comprising several ED staff to progress and…

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Dorothy Field, Multicultural Aged Care

Staff had  wonderful opportunity to increase the Palliate care knowledge for our staff. Lot of discussion around real case scenario Education also included educator from community palliative referral team to form ongoing support for RACF For the…

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Deanne Kong, Flinders Medical Hospital

I followed the palliative care pharmacist and observed her activities over 2 days. I was introduced to the palliative team (Doctors, nurses, allied health and support staff) and got an understanding of their roles and how…

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