Venue: Waipuna Hospice, 43 Te Puna Station Road, Tauranga.
Date (or dates):
Wednesday 13 February, 9:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 21 March, 9:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8 May, 9:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 19 June, 9:00am-4:30pm
Friday 26 July, 9:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 18 September, 9:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 4 December, 9:00am-4:30pm
Time: All Palliative Care for Health Care Assistants workshops run from 9:00am-4:30pm.
Cost: $35.00 per person (GST Inclusive).
Additional information: Training workbooks and certificates are provided. A fully trained Nurse will run the workshop and be available to assist you on the day.
This workshop provides 7.5 hours of continuing education.
Morning and afternoon tea is provided; we ask participants to bring their own lunch. There are no café facilities to buy lunch at Waipuna Hospice.
Number of places available: 12 per workshop.
Aims of the course: To enhance the knowledge and skills of Health Care Assistants/Community Support Workers providing palliative care. This course includes the following modules: Introduction to Palliative Care, Symptom Assessment & Management, Communication Skills for Supporting Patients and Family/Whānau; and Last Days of Life. A practical, hands-on session includes topics such as movement and positioning, oral care, pressure area care and bed-bathing.
Suitable for: Caregivers working in any setting, ie. homecare, aged residential care and hospital care.
Cancellation: Due to the popularity of workshops we require at least 3 working days cancellation notice for registered participants who can’t attend. If cancellation notice isn’t given the full fee will be charged. If you are unable to attend, a substitute can be sent in your place.
Palliative Care for Health Care Assistants
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