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April 2022

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

April 7 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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.

This module is designed with consideration to the learning preferences of First Nations Peoples, this meaningful content engages the participant to ‘walk together’ through appropriate activities to reinforce learning. All material is peer reviewed.

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Leadership Development Program – Module 3: Conflict Literacy

April 12 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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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Leisure, Wellness & Reablement: Getting the Foundations Right

April 13 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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.

Suitable activities and approaches, key legislative frameworks and documentation requirements. Resources from reputable sources which demonstrate appropriate leisure, wellness and reablement activities are provided.

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Clinical Governance – Getting from Here to there.

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - May 10 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

Effective clinical governance is critical to the delivery of safe and high-quality care for aged care consumers. The changing regulatory environment with cascading influences from the Aged Care Royal Commission means a call for change on Providers. This series builds awareness of key concepts and supporting systems to ensure Providers are equipped to embed effective clinical governance.

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May 2022

CANCELLED… Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: Understanding Psychosis through the older person’s lived experience

May 4 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

This 1.5 hour session provides insight into the most common Psychotic experiences in older people including Peter’s ‘lived experience’.

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Older Person Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - May 26 @ 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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Aged Care Quality Standards Webinar

May 9 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

The Aged Care Quality Standards 90-minute webinar is designed as both an introductory and a refresher session for all people involved in the delivery of quality and safe care, that all older Australians deserve.

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Leadership Development Program – Module 4: Confident Conversations

May 10 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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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Essential Clinical Leadership Skills

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

This workshop introduces a set of core clinical leadership skills designed to empower nurses to exert positive influence more confidently in team and organisational culture, so they are better able to promote implementation of improvements and new solutions for care recipients.

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

May 17 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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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Board Governance for Smaller Providers

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - May 26 @ 7:00 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

The aim of this series of workshops is to support providers to position themselves for reform, by exploring legal responsibilities, risk management, clinical governance, informed decision making, consumer experiences, strategic business models and to build capacity and navigate the unique challenges faced by small regional and remote providers.

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Dignity of Risk

May 24 @ 1:00 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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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Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: Understanding the importance of self-care and helpful strategies for aged care workers

May 25 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

This 1.5 hour session provides insight into the importance of self-care which supports positive mental health and wellbeing for aged care workers.

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Critical Reasoning and Clear Thinking

May 30 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

This workshop introduces guiding principles and problem-solving strategies to help you think more clearly about new things and those inevitable workplace challenges, questions and decisions. It is a reminder that we do not always pay attention to whether we are reasoning well and will provide some basic techniques to help you think in a more clear-headed and critical way, recognise unstated assumptions and bias, appraise and evaluate evidence, and communicate with greater clarity and confidence.

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

May 31 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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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June 2022

Rescheduled…Managing Conflict and Disputes

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - June 8 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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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Workplace Buddying Using A Coaching Approach

June 7 @ 2:00 pm - June 21 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

This 2-session workshop clarifies the practical skills and knowledge required by individuals to engage in an effective buddy relationship. It offers tools to apply in the workplace to assist employees engaged in their roles as buddies.

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Leadership Development Program – Module 5: Decision Making and Delegation

June 14 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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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CANCELLED…Mental Health Awareness and the Older Person: Trauma in older people: an introduction to the underlying principles of trauma informed care

June 22 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

This 1.5 hour session an introduction to the underlying principles of trauma informed care and practice.

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Professional Boundaries and Working Within Scope of Practice Webinar

June 22 @ 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.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,

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

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