Dealing with difficult conversations is something that most of us are not skilled at doing. We instinctively avoid pain, and seek pleasure. However, there are essential conversations, difficult that they may be, that all of us need to start having. Advance care planning enables families to have clarity regarding the values and preferences of each individual family member regarding health and personal care. An Advance Care planning kicks in, when you are able to communicate these values and preferences.
Working smart, doesn’t mean that you work extra hard. It is about working collaboratively as demonstrated by the team at CFAA and Work Smart.
Recently Tracie Yardley, Business Development and Training Officer for Work Smart in Bunbury and Di Needham, Training Manager at RTO Corporate First Aid Australia, teamed up to create training and employment opportunities in the South West.
There is increased awareness and a large body of evidence showing that pastoral care and spiritual care is an essential part of holistic care for everyone, particularly older people including importantly, those living with dementia. Australia’s national peak body for spiritual care and ageing, Meaningful Ageing Australia has engaged in an Australian Government, Department of Health funded project with partners Spiritual Health Victoria and the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI). The outcome has been the publishing of the National Guidelines for Spiritual Care in Aged Care.
Knowing how to support older people as they transition into aged care, respect individual spiritual beliefs and engage in ‘end of life’ conversations, is the focus of Meaning Ageing Australia’s regional professional development workshops.
Corporate First Aid Australia’s key aged care trainers and management team, are looking forward to attending a workshop in Busselton on 1 March to hear from facilitator Mr. Kim Thoday.
To our all our valued supporters of Corporate First Aid Australia, we announce a positive new direction for 2018. Like all changes, this one will provide adjustments, challenges and new opportunities for growth. From 1 February 2018, Corporate First Aid Australia will be managed under the parent company of the community based not-for-profit organisation ATC Work Smart whose head office is located in Albany, West Australia.
Nobody wants to be treated as just a number. When it comes to Vocational Education and Training, everyone deserves a learning experience that takes their individual needs into consideration.
At multi-award winning, Registered Training Organisation Corporate First Aid Australia, we structure our training delivery, so that you receive the maximum training experience by keeping our classroom numbers to a minimum. Join the other successful CFAA graduates working in industry today and experience the CFAA training difference. Call 1300 177 337 today, and talk with one of our friendly team.
Bethanie Fields Aged Care facility in Eaton has implemented an innovative approach born from conversation during the Dementia Awareness Month 2017 and a recent trip to the Netherlands.
The news isn’t great when it comes to the increasing numbers of Australians who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Reported by the Age Care Guide, the world’s leading drug manufacturer Pfizer has withdrawn their investment into research into Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.