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February 2022

Clinical Care Planning Principles & Defensible Documentation for RNs and EENs in Aged Care

February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This workshop is focused the importance of care planning principles for ‘person-centred’ care, and the essential requirement of defensible documentation for client wellbeing and risk mitigation.

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Leadership Development Program – Module 1: Leading with Style

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

The ACSA Leadership Development Program is ideal for new and emerging leaders who want to grow their professional leadership capacity quickly, simply, and practically.

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Leadership Development Program (Complete)

February 8 @ 11:00 am - July 12 @ 1:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

The ACSA Leadership Development Program is ideal for new and emerging leaders who want to grow their professional leadership capacity quickly, simply, and practically.

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Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: Why older people experience challenging behaviours and helpful strategies to respond

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This 1.5 hour session provides insight & understanding of the potential underlying triggers for challenging behaviours and provides helpful ways for workers and volunteers to provide support and care.

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Maintaining Connection: Building and sustaining older people from diverse backgrounds (CHSP/Home Care)

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This workshop will give frontline staff and volunteers the knowledge and tools to improve care outcomes for older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness.

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First Nation Ways of Being: Practicalities of working with First Nation people in Aged Care

February 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

The First Nation Ways of Being: Practicalities of working with First Nation people in Aged Care is designed specifically for aged care, utilising both applied and action research. Combined with a fusion of First Nations’ ways of knowing and being, this program offers resources from reputable sources and demonstrates appropriate cultural protocols.

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Care Planning & Defensible Documentation for the CHSP/Home Care Workforce

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This interactive workshop is designed to support the aged care workforce delivering Commonwealth Home Support Program services and delivering care in home and community settings. The workshop includes, principles of documentation, care planning and assist participants to gain confidence to identify when issues of concern require reporting to supervisors and management

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Serious Incident Response Scheme – Incident management: How to conduct a critical analysis and report (CAR)

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

Meeting compliance with Standard 8 (Clinical Governance), requires effective systems and processes that engage with care recipients, identify abuse and neglect, manage and prevent incidents, and use a robust incident management system approach. The SIRS – Incident Management workshop provides the opportunity to explore the practicalities of analysing a reportable event and provides a template to use to determine requirements against the SIRS legislation.

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Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: Why older people experience grief and loss and helpful strategies to respond

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This 1.5 hour session provides insight and understanding of the potential underlying triggers which may cause an older person to experience grief and loss and provides helpful ways for workers and volunteers to provide support and care.

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Maintaining Connection: Building and sustaining older people from diverse backgrounds (Residential/Retirement Living)

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This 90 min interactive workshop is designed to give the residential and retirement living workforce the knowledge and tools to better understand their ageing resident, communicate effectively, connect and build a therapeutic relationship, identify risk behaviours and develop personalized interventions to facilitate healing, meaningful connection, and engagement.

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Leisure, Wellness & Reablement: Getting the Foundations Right

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This 1.5-hour interactive online workshop looks at the foundations of leisure, wellness and reablement in community and home support settings. The workshop is designed for care/support workers who are new to the area or looking to refresh and expand their practice.

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March 2022

Professional Boundaries and Working Within Scope of Practice

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This interactive workshop is designed to support the frontline aged care workforce delivering care in both residential and home and community settings. The workshop includes information about professional boundaries and how frontline staff identify situations that challenge their understanding of scope of practice.

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Effective Clinical Governance

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - March 17 @ 3:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

The Effective Clinical Governance Workshop Series builds participants awareness of key concepts, supporting systems and access to tools that ensure front line leaders are equipped with improved knowledge and tools to enable your organisation to embed effective clinical governance . The workshops are designed for front line leaders of organisations delivering services including CHSP, Home Care and Residential Care, who are responsible for quality, compliance, clinical governance, clinical oversight and business operations.

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Leadership Development Program – Module 2: Emotional Intelligence, Resilience and Confidence

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

The ACSA Leadership Development Program is ideal for new and emerging leaders who want to grow their professional leadership capacity quickly, simply, and practically. It’s also a great way for seasoned professionals to refresh their understanding and update their leadership toolkit. The program is designed to cultivate key leadership criteria and skills outlined in the Australian Aged Care Leadership Capabilities Framework.

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Dignity of Risk

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

Applying ‘dignity of risk’ principles to the provision of care for older Australians, is essential in the delivery of person centred care. The challenge for providers is to balance ‘duty of care’ while honouring the rights of the care recipient to self-determination, including to take on risk. The application of effective communication and negotiation skills when discussing ‘risk’ with care recipients ensures that the provider and their employees are also protected, while enabling the older person to continue to enjoy activities that result in quality-of-life outcomes. This interactive 2-hour workshop will clarify and explore the concept of 'Dignity of Risk'.

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Older Person Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - March 31 @ 4:00 pm
The Junction, 470 Anzac Hwy, Camden Park
Adelaide, South Australia 5038 Australia

The Older Person Mental Health First Aid course is designed to support aged care providers and their workforce delivering the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).

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Clinical Care Planning Principles & Defensible Documentation for RNs and EENs in Aged Care

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This workshop is focused the importance of care planning principles for ‘person-centred’ care, and the essential requirement of defensible documentation for client wellbeing and risk mitigation for team members and organisations.

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Mental Health Awareness & the Older Person: Hoarding, collecting and clutter and helpful strategies to respond

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

Investigate the likely reasons why older people accumulate ‘stuff’ and the underlying emotions and experiences that can contribute to these behaviours.

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Managing Conflict and Disputes

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - March 30 @ 4:00 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

This program equips front line workers – employees and volunteers - with a thorough understanding of conflict dynamics to increase confidence to apply practical strategies and tools to manage disputes and navigate conflict to peaceful resolution. Blending relevant theory, simple to apply strategies and real-world examples, the program will enable frontline care workers to reduce stress, resolve conflict, and communicate with confidence and clarity.

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First Nation Ways of Being: Respect, Understanding and Safety in Aged Care

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - March 31 @ 4:30 pm
Online via Zoom, Tickets are 1 per person
A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts,

The First Nation Ways of Being: Respect, Understanding and Safety in Aged Care Series - is designed specifically for aged care, utilising both applied and action research. Combined with a fusion of First Nations’ ways of knowing and being, the program offers materials from reputable sources and demonstrates appropriate cultural protocols.
Designed with consideration to the learning preferences of First Nations Peoples, the meaningful content engages the participant to ‘walk together’ through appropriate activities to reinforce learning. All material delivered has been guided via a peer review process.

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