(03) 9455 0822 After Hours (existing clients only): (03) 9483 7940. Contact Palliative Care Advice on 1800 360 000 for general information  
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Education for Aged Care Facilities

Aged Care Education

 Banksia Palliative Care offers specialised courses for Residential Aged Care facilities. Please contact us for more information by phoning 9455 0822 or emailing us at learningcentre@banksiapalliative.com.au. We can tailor course to suit your individual facility. 

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End of Life and Physical Care

1 hour session – ($250 + GST)
encompassing:

  • What is palliative care
  • Illness trajectories
  • End of life care pathways
  • Signs of deterioration and dying
  • What to do when someone has died
  • Self-care

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Identifying the deteriorating person and Communication with families

2 hour session – ($400 +GST)
encompassing:

  • Indicators of deterioration
  • Disease specific clinical indicators
  • Supportive and palliative care for the deteriorating client
  • How to care for someone at the end of life
  • Effective communication (including end of life conversations)

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End of Life and Physical Care and Palliative Care Medications

2 hour session – ($400 + GST)
covering:

  • Introduction to palliative care
  • Identification of the deteriorating person
  • How to care for someone at the end of life
  • Common medications used in palliative care and their side effects
  • When to introduce/use palliative care medications
  • Identification of dying and death