Chair: Jacinta Russell
Pam deKlerk (1), Kerrie Shepherd (1), Alvin Tang (1), Rebecca Kwok-yee Pang (1), Alice Urban (1), Craig
1 Peninsula Health, Residential In Reach Service, PO Box 52 Hastings Road, Frankston VIC 3199, firstname.lastname@example.org
Peninsula Health's Residential In-Reach (RIR) program provides service to more than 40 Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) within the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region, with the catchment having one of the highest numbers of RACFs in the state (DPS Guide, 2012). RIR service delivers a step-wise method in delivering sustainable Advance Care Plan (ACP) systems across RACFs.
ACP clinicians developed an online competency-based training package for RIR staff to up-skill them in response to service gaps and promote the use of ACP.
A high-level consortium was formed, which included Frankston Mornington Peninsula Medicare Local, Peninsula Home Hospice, ACP services and local RACFs, this provided oversight to the following goals: