On 29 November 2017, the Victorian Parliament passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017. From 19 June 2019, Victorians at the end of life, who are suffering and who meet strict eligibility criteria will be able to request access to voluntary assisted dying.
This informative session will provide a practical update on Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care and Voluntary Assisted Dying.
Jo Slee, Manager Advance Care Planning, Melbourne Health
Registration: 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Program: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
- Discuss Advance Care Planning with patients and their carers/families confidently and clearly
- Source Advance Care Directives documentation
- Develop an approach to referring patients to Palliative Care services
- Respond to requests from patients for information about, or access to Voluntary Assisted Dying