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With our group of experienced and creative in-house event professionals, LASA Events provides aged care training, seminars, workshops and networking events throughout Australia.

Along with collaboration with our corporate partners and sponsors, LASA is proud to bring to its members a series of business events that ensure Australia’s age services industry is economically viable, sustainable and able to meet the growing demand – today and in to the future.

Whether you are attending a state or national event, you’ll develop skills to better understand your business environment and how to tackle the issues facing aged care professionals. Learn from the wealth of experience brought to you by leading business experts and gain a fresh strategic perspective to bring back to your organisation.

 

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August 2017

Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set (VIC)

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

This skill set has been endorsed by Industry suitable for individuals who hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher. Two (2) Days Face to Face Dates: Day 1 – Monday 21st August 2017 Day 2 – Monday 28th August 2017 Time: 9.00am – 4.30pm Venue: LASA Victoria training room, Level 11/600 St Kilda Rd Melbourne For more information please contact Kim O’Halloran 07 3725 5585 or email: education@lasa.asn.au Download PDF here

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Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) Masterclass (VIC) – Warrnambool

August 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Lyndoch Living, 10 Hopkins Rd
Warrnambool, Victoria 3280 Australia
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Full comprehensive update and strategies to mange the changes to ACFI that take effect January 2017. Informing and supporting staff to understand the 12 ACFI questions and ethically optimise funding for your organisation. The Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) assesses the relative care needs of residents and is the mechanism for allocating the Government subsidy to aged care providers for delivering care to residents. The ACFI has three funding categories, and four levels of funding within each category. These are…

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Dementia care workshop (NSW)

August 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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Understanding of changes in behaviour that are associated with dementia, particularly those behaviours that may be considered difficult. It raises awareness and encourages practical strategies based in research, to prevent, minimise and understand behaviour that is distressing or dangerous for the person or others. Fees:  Member: $250.00 Non Member: $325.00 Click here for more information and to register

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Refundable Accommodation Deposits (RADs): Prudential Arrangements (VIC)

August 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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The workshop informs providers about ongoing compliance with Prudential Requirements including the preparation of annual Prudential Compliance Statements. It will also examine the additional financial information being sought by the department in relation to the Aged Care Financial Report the providers will need to complete in future. Under 'Living Longer Living Better'reforms, accommodation payments in residential age care aim to deliver benefits to the client and the service provider. The framework was effective 1 July 201 and aims to deliver…

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Heads up in Joondalup (WA)

August 30 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dementia from four different perspectives: Looking through a different lens Assessments – more than a score Living in harmony - with dementia Memory nurture – the Ashby Memory Method Don’t miss this innovative and interactive workshop. Aimed at facility managers, clinical and care workers from residential, home care, allied health and community workers, this full day session will encourage you to re-evaluate and rethink your attitude and your approach to people living with dementia. Hear from four industry experts as…

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Palliative Care – Pain and Symptom Management

August 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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Palliative Care - Pain and Symptom Management Demonstrate an understanding of the WHO organisation definition of Palliative Care and Pain and Symptom Management. Registration Fees: LASA Member: $195 inc GST Non-Member: $260 inc GST To register, please click here.

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Food Safety Workshop – HCCP Food Safety Program (NSW)

August 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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  Food Safety Workshop - HCCP Food Safety Program Presented by: Andrew Austin, Alzheimer's Australia Registration Fees: LASA Member: $195 inc GST Non-Member: $260 inc GST To register, please click here.

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Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) Masterclass (VIC) – Melbourne

August 31 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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  Full Comprehensive update and strategies to manage the changes to ACFI that take effect January 2017. Informing and supporting staff to understand the 12 ACFI questions and ethically optimise funding for your organisation. The Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) assesses the relative care needs of residents and is the mechanism for allocating the Government subsidy to aged care providers for delivering care to residents. The ACFI has three funding categories and four levels of funding within each category. These…

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WHS Workshop (NSW)

August 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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  WHS Workshop NSW This workshop is aimed at Infection Control in cleaning, catering and laundry staff.   Registration Fees: LASA Member: $195 inc GST Non-Member: $260 inc GST To register, please click here.

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September 2017

ACFI – The Fundamentals (NSW)

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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Aged Care Funding Instrument - The Fundamentals Are ACFI Answer Appraisal Packs being completed correctly? Are you staff confident that they are claiming the most appropriate subsides for each resident? Do you staff understand the ACFI Business Rules that impact on how a resident will be assessed and if this will attract the correct subsidy in a timely manner? Are you surviving ACFI validations or are you being downgraded on claims? If your staff are unsure of any aspects of…

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