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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October 2017

Customer Centered Sales – Empowering your Admissions Staff (Residential) – Melbourne (VIC)

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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The purpose of this workshop is to empower your admissions staff to effectively manage their consumer meetings using a proven method that focuses on the alignment of the resident’s needs to services provided, therefore creating clear and compelling reasons as to why your organisation’s facility is the best place for their loved one. Investment in these skills will support the financial sustainability of your organisation in the face of increasing competition in residential aged care service delivery. To find out…

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

October 25 @ 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 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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LASA Bush Nursing Centers and Hospitals in Victoria Forum

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - October 27 @ 3:30 pm

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) is delighted to invite all Bush Nursing Staff and Management to attend our annual Bush Nursing Centres and Hospitals in Victoria Forum.  This year the forum will be held at the Novotel St Kilda and will bring together an array of industry experts to speak at our forum and give you the chance for you to share innovative ideas and network with industry professionals. The forum consists of an exclusive dinner on the Thursday 26 October from…

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November 2017

Doorway to Dementia – Melbourne (VIC)

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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The aim of the session is for the participant to gain knowledge of dementia, the implications for practice and learn about specific approaches and strategies to support a person who is living with dementia and their families. COST: $250 Member Fee $350 Non Member Fee For more information or to register click here: REGISTER

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Home Care Masterclasses (SA)

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - November 9 @ 4:00 pm
Grant Thornton House, Level 3, 170 Frome Street
Adelaide, South Australia Australia
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The Reablement, Restoration and Wellness in Home Care Masterclass will review the evidence-base for targeted interventions applicable to home care service delivery and help participants to understand and apply the principles of reablement, restoration and wellness in the development, delivery and evaluation of their care plans and services. For more information, and to register, please click here.

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

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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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 future…

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Person Centred Practice: Applied Principles – Melbourne (VIC)

November 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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LASA have partnered with Alzheimer’s 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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Doorway to Dementia – Brisbane (QLD)

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

LASA have partnered with Alzheimers Australia to bring you this half day workshop designed to provide knowledge of dementia, the implications for practice and learn about specific approaches and strategies to support a person who is living with dementia and their families.  If you or anyone you know is supporting someone with dementia, we encourage you to attend this workshop to gain an insight into the implications and strategies in supporting those with dementia. Registration Fees:      LASA Member $250 inc GST   …

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Person Centred Practice – Applied Principles – Brisbane (QLD)

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

LASA have partnered with Alzheimer's 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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Pain Management in Aged Care Masterclass (NSW)

November 20 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
LASA Sydney Office, Level 8, 418A Elizabeth St
Surry Hills, NSW 2010 Australia
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A FREE Masterclass on Pain Management in Aged Care will be conducted in the LASA NSW office by WardMM Medication Management. This practical session will cover: The downside of analgesia Neuropathic pain Deprescribing considerations and pain Novel approaches to pain management Pain control and genomics Pain panel discussion As well as provide attendees with an opportunity to discuss 'hot topics' in aged care with widely acclaimed medication experts, a valuable networking opportunity and the ability to build CPD points for…

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Cultural Diversity in Aged Care – Melbourne (VIC)

November 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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This workshop aims to provide you with practical strategies in caring for customers from culturally diverse backgrounds. It will introduce you to the concept of culturally inclusive practice in aged care and link you to tools and resources which can assist you in your work. Who should attend?  Clinical staff, Care Managers, Case Managers, Assessment Officers, Pastoral Care Staff working in residential aged care and home care settings. Workshop themes include: Issues affecting the care of consumers from culturally diverse…

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Caring for Residents with Multiple Sclerosis – Webinar

November 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

MS is committed to offering education programs to build capacity in the residential care sector to provide appropriate support, care and treatment for people living with multiple sclerosis and other neurological disorders. The Program: Supporting a resident with multiple sclerosis can be challenging as many of the symptoms, such as fatigue, pain, cognition and memory changes, are hidden. This webinar will assist personal care workers, nurses and team leaders to better understand the disease and how best to assist and…

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Aged Care Funding in a Nutshell – Melbourne (VIC)

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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The funding for residential aged care is a complex maze and critical area for an organisation's financial success where providers need to ensure they are receiving all the funding they are entitled to. This course has been designed to explain in detail, with working examples; the intricacies of the funding of residential aged care for those who need or would like to understand how it works. For more information or to register click here: REGISTER

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ACFI Fundamentals (QLD)

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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 REGISTER

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

November 29 @ 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 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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December 2017

Home Care Masterclasses 2017 (Brisbane)

December 7 @ 12:30 pm - December 8 @ 12:30 pm

LASA is delighted to bring to you the following masterclasses: The Educated Consumers Exercising Choice Home Care Package Expenditure Masterclass Thursday 7 December  2017 12:30PM - 4:30PM This workshop will be of benefit for home care package operational managers and care coordinators responsible for overseeing the engagement of clients in setting goals, developing and reviewing care plans, facilitating care provision and purchases in the context of the approval of budget expenditure. The workshop will assist participants to understand the aged care…

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Residential Aged Care Funding in at Nutshell – Melbourne (VIC)

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LASA Melbourne Office, Level 11/600 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria 3004 Australia
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The funding for residential aged care is a complex maze and critical area for an organisation’s financial success where providers need to ensure they are receiving all the funding they are entitled to. This course has been designed to explain in detail, with working examples; the intricacies of the funding of residential aged care for those who need or would like to understand how it works. Registration Fees: Member: $500.00 Non Member $600 For more information or to register click…

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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.