News & events

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    Advance Care Planning Australia and Decision Assist conference appearances

    The Advance Care Planning Australia and Decision Assist teams will be exhibiting or presenting at the following conferences.

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  • Older daughter helping senior mother
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    Palliative Care Australia and Decision Assist announce aged care scholarships

    New Scholarships to assist aged care workforce to learn about palliative care announced by Palliative Care Australia and Decision Assist.

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    palliAGED smartphone apps reach milestone

    CareSearch has undertaken an evaluation study of the palliAGEDapps. An online survey was developed to investigate the attitudes of GPs and other specialist physicians toward the use of the palliAGEDgp app.

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    New advance care planning learning modules for aged care workers and health professionals

    Decision Assist and Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) have a brand new integrated online learning space with up-to-date resources and training tools to support best practice in advance care planning.

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  • Doctor and patient discussing advance care planning.

    Discussing End of Life - Workshops for Nurses, Care Coordinators, GPs and Carers (TAS)

    This workshop, held near Launceston, includes interactive group discussions and practical learning based on case scenarios and having discussions of concerns and wishes for end of life care.

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    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more
  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one-day workshop on advance care planning will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

    Read more

Past events

  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one day workshop in November will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one day workshop in October will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning in primary care free education sessions (WA)

    Decision Assist in partnership with Cancer Council WA is offering a series of free education sessions which will improve the knowledge, skills and confidence of those working in primary care to initiate advance care conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning and palliative care for primary care providers (TAS)

    Decision Assist is delivering a series of workshops in Tasmania, in partnership with Palliative Care Tasmania. These aim to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one day workshop in September will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Grandfather and grandson discussing advance care planning.

    Do you have a story to tell about advance care planning?

    We are looking for participants to interview for a collection of case studies that show examples of how advance care planning has made a positive difference to a person's care outcomes.

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  • Female nurse and female patient discussing advance care planning.

    Champions of change – advance care planning mentoring pilot

    Applications to participate in the Champions of change – advance care planning mentoring program are now closed.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning workshop for health and care workers (VIC)

    Our one day workshop in August will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning and palliative care workshops for aged care workers (TAS)

    Decision Assist is delivering a series of workshops in Tasmania, in partnership with Palliative Care Tasmania. These aim to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations.

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  • Advance Care Planning Australia staff member speaking in front of an audience

    Advance care planning seminar in Melbourne

    A one day seminar presented by Decision Assist and Monash University Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety.

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  • Grandfather and grandson discussing advance care planning.

    Applications for the National Advance Care Planning Prevalence Study open to general practices nationally

    The National Advance Care Planning Prevalence Study is underway, but applications from general practices may still be considered.

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  • Doctor and patient discussing advance care planning.

    South Australian advance care directive and palliative care workshops

    Decision Assist is delivering a series of workshops in South Australia, in partnership with Adelaide PHN and Country SA PHN. These aim to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations.

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  • Doctor discussing treatments

    Advance care planning in primary care webinar

    This webinar is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and confidence of the primary care workforce to promote, initial and continue discussions regarding future health care preferences for routine care.

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  • Female attendee listens at the advance care planning conference in 2016

    Webinar: Do you think dad is dying?

    Proudly presented by Decision Assist, this webinar will focus on providing care that is consistent with individual goals, values and beliefs.

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  • Younger daughter caring for mother

    National Palliative Care Week

    The theme for Palliative Care Week 2017 is ‘You matter, your care matters. Palliative Care can make a difference.’ Taking place from 21 to 28 May, the week will focus on the availability of palliative care for people receiving aged care services.

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