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Welcome to Barwon South Western Region Palliative Care Consortium

Palliative care training courses

The Barwon South Western Region Palliative Care Consortium is committed to continually improving the service and delivery of palliative care across the region.

Palliative Approach education

To this end, it presents a range of Palliative Approach education and training courses for residential and community aged care and disability services staff. Consortium members can also organise education opportunities for health professionals.

The Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA)

This program is all about increasing the expertise, confidence and skills of health professionals including nurses and GPs who care for people with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

The program includes supervised clinical placements, workshops and support activities after placements to boost PEPA participants’┬áprofessional development and education opportunities.

An Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing program, PEPA offers funded placements for participants. For more information on Victorian PEPA workshops visit the Department of Health and Human Services Victoria.