Speaker Series: Tanja Bahro Presents - Cultural Diversity Considerations In Palliative Care Provision
Palliative Care Tasmania’s ‘Speaker Series’ is a great mix of industry experts covering specialty topics in end-of-life care including diverse topics such as legal, guardianship, finance, mental health, grief and more.
This is your chance to access specialty information that informs the broader supports available for someone diagnosed with a terminal illness/ who is older and frail and for those that are supporting/ caring for them.
Guest Speaker: Tanja Bahro
Tanja’s passion is access and equity, even if that is a bit old fashioned these days.. With more than 10 years of experiences as the consortium manager for the Southern Metropolitan Palliative Care Consortium in Victoria and a solid background in cultural diversity theory and practice, she has continually implemented initiatives to further improve response to migrants and refugees in the health system.
Topic: Cultural diversity considerations in palliative care provision
The session will cover:
- Why do we need to actively address issues around cultural incongruence?
- Cross-cultural communication and palliative care
- Implementing systemic change – data, policies and evaluation