The loss and grief of residential aged care staff

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the aged care sector in Australia. Residential aged care (RAC) staff have experienced extraordinary levels of uncertainty and stress. The grief felt by all within the aged care sector is likely to be felt well into the future.

This free webinar presented by the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement (ACGB) will explore the impact that COVID-19 has had on residential aged care staff. It will identify practical strategies for RAC staff to implement so that they can work safely and productively within the aged care sector.

The presentation will address:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on RAC staff, particularly the impacts of grief, loss and trauma.
  • Practical strategies for RAC staff when dealing with the impact of COVID-19 on themselves, residents and family members.

Who Should attend?

  • All staff working in residential aged care or providing home care for older persons.
  • People working in management positions or organisational heads of RAC’s.
  • Anyone interested in providing grief and bereavement support within the aged care sector.

Date

To be confirmed

Speakers

To be confirmed


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The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement present this webinar as part of the Commonwealth Government’s Aged care COVID-19 support package.