Public 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 public 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 workshops@lasavictoria.asn.au

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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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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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ACFI- Advanced for Managers (NSW)

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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LASA is proud to present you this four hour workshop which builds on the topics covered in the ACFI Basics workshop. To register click here  

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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.

AACQA Events Notice
  • From 1 July 2017, public courses including the two day Understanding Accreditation course and the two day Understanding Quality review course will be both managed and facilitated by AACQA. As such all the participant registrations and payments will be managed by AACQA with the dates, locations and online registrations available on the AACQA website. To register for courses post 1 July please click on the link below:

www.aacqa.gov.au

http://www.aacqa.gov.au/providers/education/courses-and-workshops/understanding-accreditation

http://www.aacqa.gov.au/providers/education/courses-and-workshops/understanding-quality-review