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.

Medication Management in Community Care for Case Managers/Co-ordinators and Direct Care Workers  
25 July 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

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DATE AND TIME

Tue. 25 July 2017

9:00 am – 4:00 pm AEST

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LOCATION

The Portside Centre

Symantec House

207 Kent St

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Medication management is often requested by clients as a part of their suite of services. Providers of home care can assist in supporting clients with medication management. To ensure this service is delivered safely it is essential that it is supported by policy guidelines that include both theoretical and practical competency based training.

This workshop will explore the requirements for offering medication management, including what can or cannot be offered as part of this service.
Key topics covered include:

  • Understand the definition of Medication Management and the difference between medication administration and medication support
  • Be confident in their skills with medication management
  • Establish scope of own ability to provide assistance with medication according to guidelines and jurisdictional regulatory requirements
  • Identify lines of authority to delegate the task, accountability and actions to be taken to handle contingencies
  • Confirm that equipment and documentation are in place for safe medication management
  • Confirm the authority to proceed with assisting clients with Medication Management
  • Follow infection prevention and control procedures

Participants will be given extensive resources to use in the workplace.

If you are interested in having this training held on site at your organisation, please contact us directly for a quote:

PH: 02 9337 2337
Email: admin@lorrainepoulos.com.au

Hear what others are saying…

‘This course has made us feel more confident in managing medications’

‘Our staff reported feeling much more confident about their scope of practice’ Irmina PAWA community services


Marketing Your Case Management – making a difference for clients!
27 July 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Portside Centre, Sydney NSW

Case Management is a highly skilled specialised role. Providers of human services assist with consumers via case management to have meaningful lives whilst getting the most out of their allocated funding. Case Management is provided in many sectors such as health, aged care, disabilities, home care, mental health, drug & alcohol and many more. This workshop/seminar is being repeated in response to identified needs within the industry.

Providers are facing ever increasing questions about their case management/core advisory services and associated fees. This seminar will explore the misconceptions and assist you to have the necessary skills and marketing to ensure consumers understand the value of case management.

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Brisbane Workshop – Home Care Finance and Operational Seminar – Joint LPA and SB event – Hard times in Home Care? Fact or Fiction?
31 July 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane Queensland

Hard Times in Home Care – Fact or Fiction?

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Home Care – what are your future business plans in these uncertain times? What opportunities are there? What do HCP and CHSP providers need to do to ensure financial and operational success? Do you want to hear what others are doing?

Now that The Department of Health has informed providers that CHSP funding will be extended until 2020, this seminar is the perfect opportunity for CHSP providers to set up their business models for the future and for current HCP providers to review their performance. If you are a new provider this seminar/workshop will provide you with valuable information.

This joint seminar with Lorraine Poulos & Associates and StewartBrown has been designed to assist you in managing the operational and financial changes needed to survive and prosper in an uncertain but exciting environment in aged care. It is an opportunity for finance and operational staff to be working together to meet the changing environments.

As usual, the seminar will be interactive and provide you with practical advice and resources to implement in your organisation with facilitated discussions

Patrick Reid from StewartBrown will provide valuable insights and recommendations regarding financial management, including the most recent benchmarking information from the last quarter. Lorraine Poulos will provide practical examples of strategies to consider implementing for quality and sustainability and Lucille Scommazzon from Maddocks will discuss the legal requirements for the changing landscape in community care.

If you provide CHSP, Home Care; Retirement, Residential or NDIS services or interested in entering this market then this seminar is for you. New providers will hear what successful providers are doing to maximise profitability and prepare for the future. There are many lessons to be learnt from home care for the residential and retirement sectors of aged care and these will be highlighted throughout the day.

There will be facilitated discussions and provide extensive USB resources that will all be linked to the Aged Care Road Map Destinations.

Testimonials: “One of the best seminars I have attended. Very well organised, great materials presented and very practical.”Rina Indriani Salvation Army

“The workshop was excellent. All presenters gave relevant information and feedback in easily understood terms” Karen Patterson-Kane SBCare

Just so good to hear information that is relevant and reflective of Government trends. Sue Green Sutherland Food Services

Target audience: CEOs, Finance staff, managers, coordinators, Board Members and new providers.


Melbourne Workshop – Home Care Finance and Operational Seminar – Joint LPA and SB event – Hard times in Home Care? Fact or Fiction?
3 August 2017 12:00 am

Mercure Melbourne Albert Park, Melbourne VIC

Hard Times in Home Care – Fact or Fiction?

BOOK TICKETS HERE

Home Care – what are your future business plans in these uncertain times? What opportunities are there? What do HCP and CHSP providers need to do to ensure financial and operational success? Do you want to hear what others are doing?

Now that The Department of Health has informed providers that CHSP funding will be extended until 2020, this seminar is the perfect opportunity for CHSP providers to set up their business models for the future and for current HCP providers to review their performance. If you are a new provider this seminar/workshop will provide you with valuable information.

This joint seminar with Lorraine Poulos & Associates and StewartBrown has been designed to assist you in managing the operational and financial changes needed to survive and prosper in an uncertain but exciting environment in aged care. It is an opportunity for finance and operational staff to be working together to meet the changing environments.

As usual, the seminar will be interactive and provide you with practical advice and resources to implement in your organisation with facilitated discussions

Patrick Reid from StewartBrown will provide valuable insights and recommendations regarding financial management, including the most recent benchmarking information from the last quarter. Lorraine Poulos will provide practical examples of strategies to consider implementing for quality and sustainability and a community care legal expert will discuss the legal requirements for the changing landscape in the sector.

If you provide CHSP, Home Care; Retirement, Residential or NDIS services or interested in entering this market then this seminar is for you. New providers will hear what successful providers are doing to maximise profitability and prepare for the future. There are many lessons to be learnt from home care for the residential and retirement sectors of aged care and these will be highlighted throughout the day.

There will be facilitated discussions and provide extensive USB resources that will all be linked to the Aged Care Road Map Destinations.

Testimonials: “One of the best seminars I have attended. Very well organised, great materials presented and very practical.”Rina Indriani Salvation Army

“The workshop was excellent. All presenters gave relevant information and feedback in easily understood terms” Karen Patterson-Kane SBCare

Just so good to hear information that is relevant and reflective of Government trends. Sue Green Sutherland Food Services

Target audience: CEOs, Finance staff, managers, co-ordinators, Board Members and new providers.


Adelaide Workshop – Home Care Finance and Operational Seminar – Joint LPA and SB event – Hard times in Home Care? Fact or Fiction?
4 August 2017 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mercure Grosvenor Adelaide, Adelaide SA

Hard Times in Home Care – Fact or Fiction?

BOOK TICKETS HERE 

Home Care – what are your future business plans in these uncertain times? What opportunities are there? What do HCP and CHSP providers need to do to ensure financial and operational success? Do you want to hear what others are doing?

Now that The Department of Health has informed providers that CHSP funding will be extended until 2020, this seminar is the perfect opportunity for CHSP providers to set up their business models for the future and for current HCP providers to review their performance. If you are a new provider this seminar/workshop will provide you with valuable information.

This joint seminar with Lorraine Poulos & Associates and StewartBrown has been designed to assist you in managing the operational and financial changes needed to survive and prosper in an uncertain but exciting environment in aged care. It is an opportunity for finance and operational staff to be working together to meet the changing environments.

As usual, the seminar will be interactive and provide you with practical advice and resources to implement in your organisation with facilitated discussions

Patrick Reid from StewartBrown will provide valuable insights and recommendations regarding financial management, including the most recent benchmarking information from the last quarter. Lorraine Poulos will provide practical examples of strategies to consider implementing for quality and sustainability and Peter Myhill from O’Loughlins Lawyers in Adelaide will discuss the legal requirements for the changing landscape in community care.

If you provide CHSP, Home Care; Retirement, Residential or NDIS services or interested in entering this market then this seminar is for you. New providers will hear what successful providers are doing to maximise profitability and prepare for the future. There are many lessons to be learnt from home care for the residential and retirement sectors of aged care and these will be highlighted throughout the day.

There will be facilitated discussions and provide extensive USB resources that will all be linked to the Aged Care Road Map Destinations.

Testimonials: “One of the best seminars I have attended. Very well organised, great materials presented and very practical.”Rina Indriani Salvation Army

“The workshop was excellent. All presenters gave relevant information and feedback in easily understood terms” Karen Patterson-Kane SBCare

Just so good to hear information that is relevant and reflective of Government trends. Sue Green Sutherland Food Services

Target audience: CEOs, Finance staff, managers, coordinators, Board Members and new providers.


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