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Overview

In this 2-day workshop, you will learn evidence-based approach to develop solutions in delivering person-centred care for patients experiencing dementia and other chronic conditions. Professor Christine Brown Wilson and Associate Professor Amanda Connell will share practical strategies to promote person-centred care at an individual and organisational level. Case-based scenarios will be included in the workshop, emphasising the value of a collaborative approach to caring for patients with dementia or chronic medical conditions. 

Speakers / Trainers

What You’ll Learn

Topics Objectives
The Principles of Person-centred Care Participants will consider a range of activities that underpin person-centred care and how these might be enacted in everyday scenarios.
Supporting People with Chronic Conditions in Decision Making Participants will practise person-centred communication strategies relevant to people with or without cognitive impairment.
Person-centred Care Planning Participants will learn to consider the reasons behind behaviours and why people with dementia or chronic conditions respond in certain ways.
International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Framework Participants will investigate how the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework can be used for describing and organising information on functioning and disability.
Person-centred Record Keeping Participants will consider the role of client records in delivering person-centred care and develop an action plan with person-centred strategies relevant to the service, their clients and families.
Developing a Shared Approach Participants will explore the principles of partnership working with families and develop interventions to encourage the sharing of biographical information to enable person-centred care.
The Principles of Person-centred Organisational Culture Participants will explore how organisational culture develops and how this might support or inhibit person-centred care.
Supporting Teams Participants will evaluate how teams may be supported to implement ICF and develop strategies essential for person-centred care.
Leadership Participants will learn as a leader on how to develop and communicate person-centred practice and policies, to effectively enact person-centred care at an organisational level.
Working with Caregivers Participants will learn how to develop processes that create meaningful engagement for clients and families, as part of the organisation.

Who Should Attend

Nurses, allied health professionals, support workers, team leaders and managers who are supporting people with dementia and other chronic conditions.

Notes:
• Registered Nurses in Singapore, please indicate your registration number with Singapore Nursing Board in the "Remarks" section of the application form.
 

Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who: 
  • Attend at least 75% of the workshop
  • Undertake non-credit bearing assessment during the workshop
 

Continuing Professional Development

This workshop is eligible for the following continuing professional development units:
  • 8 CPE awarded by Singapore Nursing Board

Schedule

Workshop Day 1

Time Topics
8:30 am Registration and Introduction
9:00 am The Principles of Person-centred Care
10:30 am Tea Break
11:00 am Supporting People with Chronic Conditions in Decision Making
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Person-centred Care Planning
2:30 pm International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Framework
3:30 pm Tea Break
4:00 pm Applying the ICF in Making Person-centred Decision Making
5:30 pm End of Workshop Day 1

Workshop Day 2

Time Topics
8:30 am The Principles of Person-centred Organisational Culture
10:00 am Tea Break
10:30 am Supporting Teams and Inter-professional Working
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Leadership
2:00 pm Developing A Sense of Community
3:00 pm Tea Break
3:30 pm Facilitating Change Management
4:30 pm Assessment and Feedback
5:30 pm End of Workshop Day 2

Fees

Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) /
Singapore PR
$1,284.00 $385.20 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $1,284.00 $385.20 $145.20
Non-Singaporeans $1,284.00 Not Eligible Not Eligible
Note:

•    All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
•    You can opt for either SkillsFuture Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

» Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Course Funding

To be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

1.    Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
2.    Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:

1.    Be a Singaporean Citizen
2.    Be at least 40 years old
3.    Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.
 

What Past Participants Say

 

 



"Prof Christine has nursing background and when she shared her knowledge and experiences, all these helped me to "connect" and relate better. She has definitely delivered the contents in an easy way for me to understand since I've no prior experience in dementia." - Stephanie Ng, Nurse Manager, NTUC Health Co-Operative Ltd
 
"The workshop was well-organised and the content is very relevant and useful. I would recommend this workshop for anyone who wants to learn about person-centred care." - Ong Yong Sheng, Senior Executive, Agency for Integrated Care
 
"I really appreciate the subsidy for such good workshop. The workshop is clinically relevant with the presenter of high standing with her achievement and product knowledge. It is no easy to find courses/workshop of such high quality to be affordable. Thank you SIT."  - Lau Ai Ni, Principal Physiotherapist, United Rehab & Physio Pte Ltd
 
"Professor Christine has a great wealth of knowledge on person-centred care. I truly enjoyed her workshop which allowed me to take away new insights as well as to reflect on my current practice."  - Doreen Ang, Occupational Therapist, Touch Home Care
 
"Relevant session and content, with time for reflective learning. Content relevant!"  - Melissa Heng, Physiotherapist, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
 
"Thank you for this course. It really helps me as a leader in my organisation. What I learn from this I can really bring and use it to my newly open dementia ward."  - Dolores Anuber, Staff Nurse, St Joseph Home

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, Academic Plaza, Level 2, Seminar Room 2P
Time 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Date 27 Jul 2018 (Fri) to
28 Jul 2018 (Sat)

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