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    Culturally responsive palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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    ATTENTION: Health professionals and community workers who care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

    WORKSHOP: Culturally responsive palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

    Aim: Acquire knowledge, skills and confidence in providing responsive and culturally sensitive care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with a life-limiting illness, and their families.

    Target Audience: Health professionals (of all disciplines), Aboriginal Health Workers, Aboriginal Liaison Officers and Community Workers who support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. You may work in residential care, community health or a hospital setting anywhere in Victoria.

    Content: Culturally responsive approaches to caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with a life limiting illness and their families.

    Topics include:

    • The palliative approach
    • Cultural responsive care
    • Communication
    • Grief and loss
    • Advance care planning
    • Caring for yourself

    Facilitator:   Nicole Cassar: Business and Cultural Consultant. Nicole is a Gunditjmara, Wotjobaluk and Maltese woman from Victoria

    Date:                           

    Monday 22nd April 2024

    Cost:                     Free (morning tea, lunch provided)

    Time:                           Workshop 9.00am – 4.30pm

    Venue:                         Ceres – Human Powered Room, Corner Roberts & Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Vic

    Enquires:                     PEPA Administration Officer: pepa@svha.org.au

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander acknowledgement.

    PEPA/IPEPA acknowledges and pays our deepest respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of the many lands on which we work and live, and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Islander peoples.


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