Become a champion of better palliative care for people living with dementia
The new Advance Project Dementia, led by Hammond Care, provides practical, evidence-based training and resources that make it easier for aged and primary care professionals to initiate courageous end-of-life conversations and assess the palliative care needs of people living with dementia.
The Advance Project Dementia gives people living with dementia the opportunity to express their needs and preferences for care at the end of life and have access to palliative care and support for their families and carers.
Who have they been designed for?
- The training and resources have been specifically designed for clinicians, managers, and care staff in aged and primary care settings,
- The dementia specific training and resources are informed by the latest research and extensive input and feedback from the expert advisory group, GPs, nurses, allied health professionals, aged and primary care managers, care staff, and people living with dementia and their families.
How you can get involved
To enable more people to benefit, the Advance Project team are looking for champions working in aged care or primary care who are interested in taking part in a train-the-trainer or mentoring program. The free, flexible and brief interactive training sessions are held online in small groups via videoconference and led by a specialist palliative care nurse.
As a champion of the Train-the-Trainer and Mentoring program:
- You will participate in an initial one-hour training session
- Further training will then be tailored to your needs
The train-the-trainer and mentoring program supports you and other staff in your workplace to use the free Advance Project Dementia resources and eLearning. And build your teams confidence in advance care planning and palliative care for people living with dementia.
To find out more and participate in the train-the-trainer program visit the website or contact AdvanceProject@hammond.com.au
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