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'Caring for Dying' workshops

NewsJoanne EisemannComment

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FREE WORKSHOPS for anyone who works with, or has an interest in caring for, the dying will be held throughout northern Tasmania in September.

Topics will include: • End-of-life care and the medicalisation of death • Whole-person care/ midwifing death • Caring for an unconscious patient • Communication, Grief & Self care.

Presenters Michael and Ann Barbato have extensive backgrounds in palliative care - Michael as a specialist physician before moving into Palliative Care Services and Ann as a counselling psychologist and bereavement counsellor.

The workshop will come to Meander Valley on Tuesday, 22nd September from 9.30am - 3.30pm at Prospect Vale Park, 28 Harley Parade, Launceston.

Other sessions will be held at Campbell Town, Scottsdale and St Helens.

To register online: www. TAHPCBARBATO

For information, contact the Tasmanian Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Ph: 6231 2799. Email


The workshop registration closes 15th September.