MAC returning to Whyalla this April

MAC Mobile Library to Visit

As part of MAC’s commitment to regional support, the MAC Mobile Library will be visiting Whyalla and surrounding areas in early April. This will be the second time this new library service will have visited the region. The MAC Mobile Library Service endeavours to support aged and community care workers in providing culturally appropriate care, by supplying resources directly to the worker.

MAC and PEPA to deliver Culturally Responsive Palliative Care Workshop

MAC is excited to be continuing its work with the Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) with the delivery of a “Focusing on how to deliver culturally responsive palliative care” workshop in April. This workshop has been presented in the Riverland, South East and Metro areas in 2012, and MAC launches its 2013 series of palliative care workshops in Whyalla.

Date: Thursday 11 April 2013
Time: 9:00 am registration for 9:30 am start (approx. finish 3:30 pm)
Venue: Whyalla Foreshore Motor Inn, Watson St, Whyalla

This workshop is aimed towards managers, supervisors and direct service staff.

Understanding how YOU deliver culturally appropriate palliative care will help your practice. This workshop will:

  • Discuss cultural diversity, cultural competency and the palliative approach to care.
  • Discuss CALD perspectives in palliative care standards, approaches and resources.
  • Provide information about accessing and using CALD specific resources.
  • Demonstrate how cultural competency and palliative care standards intersect.
  • Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Click here to register: http://www.pallcare.asn.au/news-events/events

This workshop is also available on request to aged and community care service providers. For further information about booking your session, contact the MAC office on 8241 9900 or macsa@mac.org.au

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