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2014 Western Australian Palliative Care Conference Technology Park Function Centre, 2 Brodie Hall Drive, Bentley, WA 6102

Translating evidence into practice:

Connecting the links

Friday 31 October 2014
Presentation titles and Presenters

Presenter

Presentation title

Concurrent A - RESEARCH INTO SUPPORT NEEDS

Dr Lauren Breen

The support needs of terminally ill people living at home alone: A narrative review

Prof Samar Aoun

Implementing and evaluating the impact of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) in community palliative care in Western Australia

Prof Samar Aoun

Family carers’ needs assessment in end-of-life care: Translation into practice

Concurrent B - PALLIATIVE CARE IN AGED CARE

Grace Buchanan

Talking About End-Of-Life (TAEOL) opportunities in RACF making a difference

Margaret Sealey

The transition from home to residential care for people living with dementia: A pilot study

Amar Varsani

Reflecting on Culturally and Linguistically Diverse palliative care

Concurrent C - DECISION-MAKING IN CLINICAL CARE

Stephanie Dowden and Kellie Muletta

Getting to grips with rare diseases seen in palliative care

Stephanie Dowden

Palliative care and symptom management in advanced heart failure

Lorraine Gray

Preference of place of death in a community setting

Concurrent D - BEREAVEMENT

Dr Lauren Breen

The caregiving and bereavement study: Determining the effect of caregivers’ anticipatory grief on post-bereavement

Ava Reyerson

Connecting through conversing: How death cafés facilitate the normality of death and dying

Prof Samar Aoun

Community experience with bereavement support in WA and Victoria: Survey findings

Christina Foo and Tina Dobrin

Improving bereavement support in residential aged care facilities in Perth, WA

Concurrent E - ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

Kim Greeve

Advance Health Directive and Advance Care Planning... Journey so far

Asst Prof Claire Johnson

A national survey of health professionals’ and service managers’ experiences of Advance Care Planning in palliative care

Dr Sophie Fletcher

Enabling health professionals to initiate Advance Care Planning (ACP) discussions and deliver high quality end-of-life care

Michelle Harris

Talking point - a process for raising awareness on the importance of Advance Care Planning for people with memory loss

Concurrent F - SERVICE DELIVERY

Tanya Pidgeon

The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration (PCOC): Trends in palliative care delivery in Western Australia since 2005

David Youens

The impact of community palliative care on hospital use in Western Australia

Stephaine Dowden and Kellie Muletta

Paediatric palliative care services in Western Australia - an update

Ed Gaudoin and Jan Stiberc

Palliative Ambulatory Service North (PASN) and South Metropolitan Area Palliative Consultancy (SMAPC) combined review of service

Posters

Dr Lauren Breen

The ‘spectre’ of cancer: secondary trauma for health professionals providing cancer support and counselling

David Larmour

Quality clinical outcomes - Driving better outcomes through the use of technology

Prof Samar Aoun

Supporting family caregivers to identify their own needs in end-of-life care: “Opportunity to give me permission to ask for help”

Margaret Sealey

Taking a palliative approach to dementia when ambiguous loss distorts perspectives

Jennine Wenn

An investigation of the metacognitive beliefs involved in complicated grief

Margaret Sealey

Bereavement risk assessment in palliative care: Towards practice-based evidence

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