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.
Health care professionals providing information to the public, Aged Care staff, Carers, Volunteers, HACC or CHSP providers, community groups and individuals.
1-hour online session with live Q&A as part of the session.
Session costs vary depending on the topic and speaker. Members will receive a discount | Not a Member? Join us here.
Is there a topic you would like to hear about or a speaker you would like to put forward?
Previous Speaker Series sessions include:
|Kylie Hillier – Deputy Public Guardian||Role of guardianship and administration board – when to contact|
|Soula Houndalas – COTA Tasmania||CO-DESIGNING THE WELLNESS JOURNEY: Aged Care Know How “Planning for the Future: Living Well at Home. Embedding wellness & re-ablement ”|
|Occupational Therapist – Kate Kearney and Andrea Bucher from Tas equip||Role of OT in Palliative care, support for patient and families. Equipment available and how to access|
|Gabrielle Quilliam Li-Ve Tasmania||Healthy dying for people with disabilities|
|Tracy Gillard CEO PC ACT||Life-limiting illnesses in the workplace|
|Prof Meera Agar Chari PCA||Palliative Care in Aged Care and give us insight into the implementation of the Royal Commission recommendations|
|Hannah Morgan – National Palliative Care Project Coordinator||LGBTIQ+ Health Australia Steps towards LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Palliative Care|
|Leah Robinson – Central Operations Manager, Terry White Chemmart||Pharmacies’ role in palliative care|
|Lisa Caswell (TAS) & Simon Castles||Voluntary assisted dying is due to commence in Tasmania by 23 October 2022 following the passage of the End-of-Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Act 2021|
|Toni Rice (ACT) Palliative Care Australia||Paediatric Palliative Care National Action Plan Project|
|David Cherry (VIC) Clinical and Forensic Psychologist||How To Have Difficult Conversations|