Workshops

As the peak body for aged care providers, Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA) is committed to improving standards and efficiency across the sector.

Our workshops program is tailored to meet the needs of staff across various levels within your organisation.

If you would like to request a workshop in your region, or have any feedback or suggestions, please contact the LASA  Workshops Team via phone 1300 111 636 or email events@lasa.asn.au

 

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January 2018

Notifiable Data Breach Requirements – Free Member Information Session

January 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
LASA Queensland Office, 6 Pavilions Close
Jindalee,Queensland4074Australia
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Mandatory reporting requirements are increasing again, this time in relation to data breaches and the protection of information under the Privacy Act. The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2016 introduces new requirements that most aged care providers will need to comply with in the event of certain breaches of privacy of personal information. These amendments will commence on 23 February 2018 and to ensure Members are prepared, LASA is running an information session presented by Joanne O’Brien from CRH Law.…

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Person Centred Practice – Applied Principles – Brisbane (QLD)

January 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
LASA Queensland Office, 6 Pavilions Close
Jindalee,Queensland4074Australia

LASA have partnered with Dementia Australia, the new voice of Alzheimers Australia, to bring you this half day workshop which will help you gain an understanding of person-centred practice and the Valuing People Framework, including the key elements that underpin practice, support partnerships and ways to improve person-centred practice. Cost:     Members $250     Non-Members $350 For more information or to register click here: REGISTER

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

January 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne,Victoria3004Australia
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Big changes occurred from January 2017 to ACFI. Are you prepared? Join LASA for a full comprehensive session that will equip you with the skills and strategies necessary to correctly and skilfully manage the changes for the best ACFI outcome. 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…

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February 2018

Brisbane Leadership Professional Development Program

February 7 @ 8:00 am - February 9 @ 1:00 pm
LASA Queensland Office, 6 Pavilions Close
Jindalee,Queensland4074Australia
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Successful organisations recognise that training and education should be available not only for people interested in joining age care, but just as importantly for people already working in the industry. LASA's leadership Professional Development Program is an outstanding opportunity to assist your team to enhance skills and knowledge, while also working towards a Diploma of Leadership and Management as an option. This program offers participants the opportunity to join others in industry tailored sessions covering topics and issues common to all…

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Perth Leadership Professional Development Program

February 14 @ 8:00 am - February 16 @ 1:00 pm

Successful organisations recognise that training and education should be available not only for people interested in joining age care, but just as importantly for people already working in the industry. LASA's leadership Professional Development Program is an outstanding opportunity to assist your team to enhance skills and knowledge, while also working towards a Diploma of Leadership and Management as an option. This program offers participants the opportunity to join others in industry tailored sessions covering topics and issues common to all…

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

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne,Victoria3004Australia
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Full comprehensive update and strategies to mange the changes to ACFI that took effect from 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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Managing Your Water Risk Management Plan Obligations (QLD)

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
LASA Brisbane Office, 6 Pavilions Close
Jindalee,Queensland4074Australia
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Legionella affects all water systems and potable water supplies.  Age care facilities are a high-risk group in terms of Legionella infections. Those of an increased age group tend to be predisposed to severe infections which can prove to be fatal. Historic data on patients that have presented with Legionellosis shows that the number of infections increase once over the age of 45. This two hour session, presented by Andrew Clifford from Compliance Water Services, will give you a brief introduction to…

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ACFI The Fundamentals (NSW)

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills,NSW2010Australia
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This practical workshop is designed to provide realistic and relevant information to assist aged care facilities obtain the most accurate and appropriate funding for their residents. Workshop Objectives The clinical aspects of ACFI Obtaining the most accurate and appropriate funding for residents Resident assessment Requirements for comprehensive documentation including care planning ACFI and accreditation expectations The validation process

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Refundable Accomodation Deposits: Prudential Arrangements – Melbourne (VIC)

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne,Victoria3004Australia
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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 2014 and aims to…

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RADs and DAPs; RACs and DACs (NSW)

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills,NSW2010Australia
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RADs and DAPs; RACs and DACs – are you communicating these options clearly and effectively to your prospective clients? Are you able to give them an estimate of their care fees under each option? If you are responsible for admissions and for determining payments, this workshop is designed for you.  

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Aged Care Emergency Response – Melbourne (VIC)

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne,Victoria3004Australia
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Over recent years, Victoria has been affected by a variety of emergencies including fires, floods, heatwaves and power outages. This course is designed for employee’s assigned warden duties within their workplace. The course has been developed to meet Australian Standard 3745 - 2010 Planning for emergencies in facilities. This course also includes the instruction and practical use of fire extinguishers and fire blankets. It outlines assessing risk, preparing for and responding to emergencies and recovery following an emergency. This course also…

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March 2018

How to Successfully Implement CDC into Residential Care and Prepare for the Future – Melbourne (VIC)

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne,Victoria3004Australia
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This hands on workshop on CDC into residential care provides the background to the changes, learning to read the "Road Signs" and providing a set of practical tools and skills to make CDC real in residential care. A clear pathway will be presented with the steps required to be undertaken. In the end you have a chance to be: More Sustainable Residents / clients that are much happier Staff that are more productive Greater control over your service and its…

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Adelaide Leadership Professional Development Program

March 7 @ 8:00 am - March 9 @ 1:00 pm
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Successful organisations recognise that training and education should be available not only for people interested in joining age care, but just as importantly for people already working in the industry. LASA's leadership Professional Development Program is an outstanding opportunity to assist your team to enhance skills and knowledge, while also working towards a Diploma of Leadership and Management as an option. This program offers participants the opportunity to join others in industry tailored sessions covering topics and issues common to all…

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

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne,Victoria3004Australia
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Big changes occurred from January 2017 to ACFI. Are you prepared? Join LASA for a full comprehensive session that will equip you with the skills and strategies necessary to correctly and skilfully manage the changes for the best ACFI outcome. 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…

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Sydney Leadership Professional Development Program

March 21 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 1:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills,NSW2010Australia
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Successful organisations recognise that training and education should be available not only for people interested in joining age care, but just as importantly for people already working in the industry. LASA's leadership Professional Development Program is an outstanding opportunity to assist your team to enhance skills and knowledge, while also working towards a Diploma of Leadership and Management as an option. This program offers participants the opportunity to join others in industry tailored sessions covering topics and issues common to all…

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April 2018

Melbourne Leadership Professional Development Program

April 18 @ 8:00 am - April 20 @ 1:00 pm
Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne,Victoria3004Australia
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Successful organisations recognise that training and education should be available not only for people interested in joining age care, but just as importantly for people already working in the industry. LASA's leadership Professional Development Program is an outstanding opportunity to assist your team to enhance skills and knowledge, while also working towards a Diploma of Leadership and Management as an option. This program offers participants the opportunity to join others in industry tailored sessions covering topics and issues common to all…

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Workshop confirmation and payment

Confirmation of receipt of booking for a LASA workshop will be emailed to the participant or preferred contact. A cut-off date for bookings applies.

Payment is requested seven days prior to workshop commencement.