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04 Mar 15

Supporting Cross Jurisdiction Collaboration to Deliver a Better Experience for patients and their families

Palliative care is an issue of growing importance for the aged care sector and recent years have seen a range of national programs funded by the Department of Health, including initiatives for education, research and knowledge translation. Internationally, a diverse range of initiatives have also been progressing; in Ireland, this has resulted in the creation of an all of country initiative which can provide important learnings for researchers, practitioners and policy makers in Australia.

In this seminar, Karen Charnley will provide an overview of the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care’s role in facilitating collaboration and cohesion across the island of Ireland, including its remit to develop research, policy and practice and education. Please join us as we:

  • explore the background to the establishment of AIIHPC and the Institute’s roles in policy and practice, education and research
  • gain an in-depth understanding of the Palliative Hub, the gateway to palliative care information on the island of Ireland
  • discuss similarities and differences with the Australian experience and how learnings from the Institute can inform palliative care initiatives in Australia. We look forward to hearing your thoughts and experiences as practitioners, researchers and consumers.

Leading Expert

Karen Charnley MSc, BA (Hons)
Programme Manager (Education and Communications)
All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care

A qualified Project Manager, Karen Charnley has over ten years’ experience in policy development and project management. Her previous roles have all included a focus on co-ordinating multi sector partnership to develop policies, strategy documents and projects with the aim of improving the experience of target groups. In her current role, Karen supports palliative care organisations from across the island of Ireland to collaborate in order to develop and deliver activities which aim to improve the experience of people with palliative care needs. Karen is leading the development of the Palliative Hub, a gateway to information for the palliative care community. The Hub also includes the development of a number of online learning resources.

Event Details

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Event Date & Time: Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Event Location: Blue Care Head Office, 56 Sylvan Rd, Toowong, QLD

Registrations Open: 10th Feb 15 12:00 AM

Your Investment

AAG Members: FREE
Blue Care Staff: FREE (Please enter the code 'BLUECARESUPPORT' at checkout to receive this discount.)
Non-Members: $10.00
Student/Concession Non-Members: $5.00 (Please enter the code 'SUPPORT' at checkout to receive this discount.)


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