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PalliCare Fundamentals Unit 6: Self-Care for Carers and Practitioners & course re-cap (Health Professionals)

Topics covered: 

• Understanding compassion fatigue and burnout

• Why self-care matters

• What does self-care look like in practice?

• Developing a self-care plan – tools to assist

• Strategies for maintaining physical/social and inner (mental and spiritual) well being

• Re-capping key points of each unit:

• Palliative care – Service delivery in Tasmania

• Importance of end-of-life planning

• Symptom management

• Healthy ageing & nutrition in palliative care

• Grief and loss

• Resilience and supporting others

• Take care of you – self care

Aligns with standards:

• National Palliative Care – Care standards: 1, 2,3, 4, 5 and 6

• National Palliative Care – Governance standards, 7, 8 and 9

• ACQS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

This unit will assist you and your organisation in meeting standards related to: Organisational governance to support staff in the workplace and ensure a safe working environment and to maintain wellbeing for consumers and staff. This unit also touches on all standards in the recap with the focus coming back to person centred, holistic care, choice dignity and respect to provide best practice palliative care.

Suitable for:

Focused for Health Professionals but also suitable for Volunteers, Carers, Aged Care, HACC or CHSP providers or those interested in learning more about palliative care.


Pallicare Fundamentals Program:

This unit forms part of the Pallicare Fundamentals certificate program, which consists of 6 units. Each unit can be purchased individually or as part of the course. Participants can attend individual sessions but can only receive the ‘PalliCare Fundamentals’ certificate if all 6 sessions are completed.



PCT Member: $165.00 (in GST) for the course or $33.00 (in GST) per individual unit.

Non-Member: $275.00 (in GST) for the course or $55.00 (in GST) per unit. Includes resources.

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