Ostomy Management This session is to enable support workers to competently care for clients with a variety of stomas An overview of the GI system and describe appropriate terminology in relation to ostomies Identify & discuss common causes for stoma formation Describe the management of a...

Medication Management   This session describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance, and complete medication documentation. It also involves supporting a client to self-administer medication. The following will be discussed and students  will be given the opportunity to practice in a simulated...

Catheter Management   This session aims to provide support workers the necessary knowledge to effectively care for a client with either an indwelling or a suprapubic catheter An overview of the urinary system An introduction to terminology associated with urinary elimination An understanding of the principles of...

Diabetes Management This session is to give care staff an overview of the types and symptoms of diabetes, insulin administration via pen device and management of hypo and hyperglycaemia as well as diabetic emergencies. The following will be discussed, and participants will be given the opportunity to practice...

HEALTHY BOWEL MANAGEMENT   This workshop aims to provide participants with the relevant knowledge in assisting clients maintain a healthy bowel through effective evidence-based management. The following will be discussed, and participants will be given the opportunity to practice on necessary skills that promote faecal elimination: Factors that...

PEG (PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTRONOMY) TRAINING   This session is to give care staff an overview of how to competently care for clients with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) and other enteral nutritional support (e.g. Nasogastric, Jejunostomy) The following will be discussed to the students with relevant skills demonstrated accordingly...

Manual Handling Training   This workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the requirements for safe manual handling as per WHS Act 2011 and WHS Regulation of 2011. The following will be discussed and demonstrated to the students: TILE (Task, Individual, Load and Environment) Safe balance...