Events

Lorraine Poulos & Associates run a variety of workshops, training seminars and other events during the year that cover a diverse range of subjects. For details of the events please click on the red logo on the calender entry below.

Office re-opens
29 January 2014 12:00 am



Community Options NSW education day
3 February 2014 12:00 am



MacArthur Disability Services Quality Standards Training
5 February 2014 12:00 am



LASA Vic CDC
11 February 2014 12:00 am



CMSA Certification Training NSW
14 February 2014 12:00 am



CDC Adelaide ACS SA
21 February 2014 12:00 am



Canberra ASC Training
25 February 2014 12:00 am



LASA Vic Quality standards Com Care
26 February 2014 12:00 am



LASA Risk Management
27 February 2014 12:00 am



Consumer Directed Care ACS NSW
3 March 2014 12:00 am



Consumer Directed Care LASA Victoria
5 March 2014 12:00 am



Certification for Case Managers Victoria
6 March 2014 12:00 am



Marketing Case Management – Community Options NSW
7 March 2014 12:00 am



Consumer Directed Care ACS South Australia
10 March 2014 12:00 am



Tips for Tender Writing in the 2014 ACAR round CLASS FULL* see 8th April
31 March 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

This unique training will be provided using lap tops.

All participants will be provided with a USB stick with resources to assist with completing ACAR applications for community care packages

Cost is $440 per participant (plus GST)

$65 lap top hire if required

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CDC LASA Victoria
2 April 2014 - 3 April 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

University of Melbourne, Melbourne

Implementing CDC

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Event:
Implementing CDC with Lorraine Poulos
Start:
2 April 2014 9:30 am
End:
2 April 2014 4:00 pm
Members Cost:
$440
Non-member Cost:
$660
Venue:
Conference Room (Room 2520, Level 2), University of Melbourne
Address:
Hawthorn Campus, Victoria,3122, Australia

In Victoria the ‘Active Service Model’ is providing excellent o

– See more at: http://vic.lasa.asn.au/event/10049/#sthash.m4PhKRNF.dpuf


Tips for Tender Writing ACAR 2014
8 April 2014 All Day

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

Tender Writing flyer LPoulosRegistration


Certification for Case Managers with CMSA Adelaide
10 April 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Balyana Conference Centre, Clapham South Australia

2014 Training Calendar_A4 Flyer

 


Certification for Case Managers with CMSA – Lorraine Poulos
11 April 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hobart Function Centre, Hobart Tasmania

Certification for Case Managers

see flyer for information and bookings2014 Training Calendar_A4 Flyer


Tender Tips Victoria LASA with Lorraine Poulos
28 April 2014 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

University of Melbourne, Melbourne

ACAR Tender Writing Workshop

This workshop is being held with LASA Victoria to assist with Tender Writing for the 2014 ACAR round


Certification for Case Managers Sydney
16 May 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

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Certification for Case Managers Queensland
22 May 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Micah Projects, South Brisbane Qld

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Tender Writing for ACAR Queensland
26 May 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

LASA Q Office, Jindalee Qld

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Consumer Directed Care Budgeting Workshop Sydney
28 May 2014 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

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With the introduction of Income testing this refresher course is essential to ensure you have your systems in place by July 2014.
If consumers have been assessed as having to pay a contribution fee you will be required to collect this fee and your subsidy will be adjusted by Department of Social Services accordingly.
this workshop will discuss strategies to ensure you are aware of all aspects of the new budget changes


Tender Writing for ACAR in partnership with ACS NSW
6 June 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

ACS Rhodes, Rhodes NSW

Tips for Tender Writing Rhodes


ACS Finance Forum CDC Budgeting presentation Mecure Hotel Sydney
17 June 2014 9:30 am - 4:30 pm



LASA Victoria Implementing and Budgeting for CDC
18 June 2014 - 20 June 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

LASA Victoria, Melbourne Victoria


Victoria-Certification for Case Managers CMSA go to CMSA website
20 June 2014 9:00 am - 4:30 pm



Certification for Case Managers CMSA Perth
17 July 2014 - 18 July 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Date 18 July 2014 (9.30am – 4.00pm) Venue East Freemantle Yacht Club, Base of Petra Street, East Freemantle WA 6158, East Freemantle


CDC Budgeting Perth
18 July 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

East Freemantle Yacht Club,, East Freemantle WA


CDC Implementation and Budgeting LASA Vic
28 July 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


Contact LASA Victoria for more information


Goal setting Care Planning and Documentation in CDC and NDISA- Innovative training on lap tops
6 August 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

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Ask yourself this about your documentation :
• Does it reflect the consumer’s goals?
• Are goals linked to assessments and care plans?
• Where is case management or care co-ordination in our documentation?
• What has changed in the documentation requirements expected to be delivered by providers?
• What does government expect?
• Do you want to hear from an expert in the area of community and aged care?
These workshops will provide participants with:
• Improved knowledge and skills in writing care plans, person centred goals and outcome based progress writing
• The opportunity to practice documenting to an acceptable standard
• Increased understanding about how to reflect case management and care co-ordination
• Knowledge about the Aged Care Act 1997, the Home Care Standards, CDC guidelines, changes to HACC and their importance when documenting
• How to link the budget with your documentation
• Knowledge about where to research latest information about strength based assessments and goal setting
Flyer Care Planning Goal Setting and progress notes


Case Management Certification Sydney
7 August 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

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Contact the Case Management Society of Australia for Registration


CDC Documentation with LASA Victoria
24 September 2014 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

LASA Victoria, Melbourne Victoria

Flyer Care Planning Goal Setting and progress notes


Australian Private Nursing Services conference presentation
13 October 2014 9:00 am

Brighton Hotel, Rockdale NSW

Presentation on Tender Writing


Marketing your case management – on behalf of LASA Vic
14 October 2014 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


3 Hour webinar on the importance of marketing your community care service with an emphasis on case management in community care


Brisbane ACS finance forum presentation
28 October 2014 9:00 am - 5:15 pm


Presentation for ACS Qld about CDC budget implications

contact ACS NSW for details of registration and location


Certification of Case Managers Rockhampton
29 October 2014 9:30 am - 5:30 pm


see CMSA website for details

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Certification of Case Managers NSW
7 November 2014 9:30 am - 5:00 pm


see CMSA website for registration and details

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Quality Reviews, CQI and Risk Management for LASA Victoria
11 November 2014 - 12 November 2014 9:30 am - 4:00 pm


see LASA Victoria for details of this two day course Lorraine will be facilitating


CDC budgeting, care planning and documentation for LASA Vic
4 February 2015 - 5 February 2015 All Day



CDC conference and facilitation Melbourne
25 February 2015 - 27 February 2015 12:00 am


Conference Feb (1)


CDC budgeting ACS NSW Rhodes
13 March 2015 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Contact ACS for details

 


Case Management Certification Victoria
23 March 2015 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


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CDC for Community Care LASA Victoria
24 March 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


contact LASA Victoria


CDC in residential care LASA Victoria
25 March 2015 8:30 am - 4:00 pm


Contact LASA Vic for more details


Certification for Case Managers NSW
26 March 2015 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

contact CMSA for registration


Master Class- National Skills Set for Effective Case Management
27 March 2015 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

MCSS01 Master ClassThis class is designed for case managers and coordinators to improve their skills in documentation,communication and overall effectiveness as a case manager

more details to come via this website and CMSA


Aged Care Channel free seminar hosted by Lorraine
29 May 2015 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Kirribilli Club, Lavender Bay NSW

Do More with Less_Flyer 2015


The Active Ageing Conference 2015 Sydney- Do Not miss out !!
29 October 2015 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Amora Hotel, Sydney NSW

The Active Ageing Conference 2015 is a one-day event that will:
• Guide you through a stocktake of your organisation to assess your readiness and identify areas to improve
• Provide you with resources to take away
• Share the latest evidence and strategies by pioneering providers
Hosted by Australian Ageing Agenda and Community Care Review, the conference will bring together providers and professionals experienced in wellness, reablement and restorative care to share the lessons learned.

Experts will outline the latest research on these approaches so providers can implement evidence-based programs, while a series of workshops will support delegates in adopting strategies.

The Active Ageing Conference takes place in the Amora Hotel, Sydney on 29 October.
http://www.activeageingconference.com.au/


Case Management Certification Competency training Sydney
5 November 2015 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

http://www.cmsa.org.au/events/event/sydney-511-cmct01-case-management-national-certification-competency-training

5 NOVEMBER 2015 | THE PORTSIDE CENTRE, 207 KENT STREET, SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES 2000


National Skills Set for Effective Case Management
6 November 2015 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

6 NOVEMBER 2015 | THE PORTSIDE CENTRE, 207 KENT STREET, SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES 2000
http://www.cmsa.org.au/events/event/sydney-611-mcsso1-national-skill-set-for-effective-case-management-in-aus-nz


Understanding and Surviving the Home Care Package reforms COURSE FULL
7 April 2016 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Mecure Sydney Hotel, Ultimo NSW

HCP workshop flyer 7th AprilRegistration form 2016


Understanding and Surviving the Home Care Package reforms- Second Sydney Workshop/seminar
13 April 2016 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Mecure Sydney Hotel, Ultimo NSW

Registration form 2016Lorraine Poulos and Associates April 13th Sydney Flyer HCP Changes


Understanding and Surviving the Home Care Packages Reforms Melbourne Seminar/ Workshop
12 May 2016 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Melbourne Mecure Treasury Gardens, Melbourne

Registration form 2016Victoria 12th May HCP Flyer


Understanding and Surviving the Home Care Package Reforms Brisbane Seminar and Workshop
19 May 2016 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane Queensland

Brisbane 19th May HCP Flyer Registration form 2016


ACS Finance Forum Melbourne Invited Speaker
25 May 2016 All Day

Rydges on Swanston, Melbourne


Understanding the Home Care Reforms Newcastle Workshop with Lorraine
26 May 2016 All Day

Noahs on the Beach, Newcastle East NSW 2300

This workshop is being held for those providers residing in the Hunter regions

It is being auspiced by Wesley Mission sector support services

 

Please email your interest in attending to michael.pigram@wesleymission.org.au


Better Practice Melbourne Invited Speaker
2 June 2016 - 3 June 2016 All Day

Langham Hotel, Melbourne


ASC NSW Awards Dinner LPA organisational award sponsor
21 June 2016 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Doltone House Hyde Park, Sydney

–  events@acs.asn.au


Understanding and Surviving the Home Care Reforms ACS Rhodes Sydney
22 June 2016 8:15 am - 4:30 pm

ACS Rhodes, Rhodes NSW

Due to popular demand this is being held in Sydney and sponsored by Aged and Community Services NSW


UK Study Tour
27 June 2016 - 6 July 2016 12:00 am


LPA will undertake an overseas study tour to view community and residential models in the UK

this will provide a valuable insight into how individualised budgets are working in the UK – 10 years down the track


On Site reviews of Home Care Services book your spot now !
7 July 2016 - 31 August 2016 12:00 am


LPA General flyer Review Flyer 2016

The key focus for these reviews is to address key issues which the organisation is facing including short term and long term financial viability. This may include staffing levels, high processing costs, areas of rework and duplication.  The review will also consider processes that are working well and make recommendations where improvements can be made.

Here are some recent testimonials

“Lorraine provided our managers with practical advice for these changing times” Paul McMahon CEO Southern Cross NSW

Lorraine reviewed our structure, process management of our community services at Carrington- great  practical advice  Raad Richards CEO Carrington Care

“We have great confidence in Lorraine’s experience and understanding of the evolving nature of consumer driven aged care”. Paul Johnson  COO Ballycara


Sydney Event Tuesday 7th February – Final Workshop for February Home Care Reforms
7 February 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mecure Sydney Hotel, Ultimo NSW

Are you prepared for the 2017 Changes?

Ask yourself this about the changes in Home Care?

  • Have you determined your exit amount?
  • Do you have your pricing schedule available for publication?
  • What levels of Home Care Packages will you be offering?
  • What Special Needs Groups will you be targeting?
  • What services will you offer?
  • What will your average percentage of funds available to a consumer be?
  • What do you need to have in your service description field on the Service Finder to ensure you attract consumers?
  • What about Clinical Governance – needed for higher level packages

These seminars/workshops will provide participants with the opportunity to review their readiness for providing care post February 2017

Tools will be provided to assist participants to implement the changes covering:

  • Exit amounts
  • Viability
  • Attracting new consumers
  • Staffing models
  • Innovations
  • Clinical governance
  • Check lists for Policy and Procedures
  • Future directions

 

Cost $522.45 including GST


Brisbane Event Tuesday 14th Feb – Final Workshop for February Home Care Reforms
14 February 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Novotel Brisbane Airport, Brisbane QLD

Are you prepared for the 2017 Changes?

Ask yourself this about the changes in Home Care?

  • Have you determined your exit amount?
  • Do you have your pricing schedule available for publication?
  • What levels of Home Care Packages will you be offering?
  • What Special Needs Groups will you be targeting?
  • What services will you offer?
  • What will your average percentage of funds available to a consumer be?
  • What do you need to have in your service description field on the Service Finder to ensure you attract consumers?
  • What about Clinical Governance – needed for higher level packages

These seminars/workshops will provide participants with the opportunity to review their readiness for providing care post February 2017 

Tools will be provided to assist participants to implement the changes covering:

  • Exit amounts
  • Viability
  • Attracting new consumers
  • Staffing models
  • Innovations
  • Clinical governance
  • Check lists for Policy and Procedures
  • Future directions

Cost $522.45 including GST


Melbourne Event Friday 17th Feb – Final Workshop for February Home Care Reforms
17 February 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Rydges, Melbourne VIC

Are you prepared for the 2017 Changes ? 

Ask yourself this about the changes in Home Care?

  • Have you determined your exit amount?
  • Do you have your pricing schedule available for publication?
  • What levels of Home Care Packages will you be offering?
  • What Special Needs Groups will you be targeting?
  • What services will you offer?
  • What will your average percentage of funds available to a consumer be?
  • What do you need to have in your service description field on the Service Finder to ensure you attract consumers?
  • What about Clinical Governance – needed for higher level packages

These seminars/workshops will provide participants with the opportunity to review their readiness for providing care post February 2017

Tools will be provided to assist participants to implement the changes covering:

  • Exit amounts
  • Viability
  • Attracting new consumers
  • Staffing models
  • Innovations
  • Clinical governance
  • Check lists for Policy and Procedures
  • Future directions

Cost $522.45 including GST

 

 


New Provider Workshop- what are my opportunities?
7 March 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

Maximise opportunities available to you as a new Home Care Provider!

Are you a Residential Aged Care Provider and interested in Home Care?

Aged Care in the home is set to be one of the fastest growing industries of the future. This workshop is being held in response to demand from new providers and existing residential and retirement providers who wish to enter the home care market.

This MUST ATTEND event has been designed to allow providers to assess their readiness to provide home care to clients who may be in receipt of aged care, NDIS or other funding.

Lorraine Poulos the facilitator will provide you with guidance and advice about how to meet legislative requirements and examples of how to showcase your service to the market. Lorraine has worked closely with government and the sector for over 20years and brings valuable insights to the day

Workshop includes provision of useful resources to take home on USB

Use the link below to secure yourself a space, tickets are selling fast.

Purchase tickets here

 


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