The 13th Australian Palliative Care Conference 2015
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Poster no. Title Author
1 Liaison Nurse ‐ a new role achieving sustainable outcomes for community‐based palliative care Catherine Duck

3 The impact of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) in community palliative care using a Stepped Wedge Cluster Trial Samar Aoun
4 Who needs bereavement support? A population based survey of bereavement risk and support need Samar Aoun
5 Palliative care conversations—preparing referring clinicians Tatjana Bahro
6 Demographic differences in community attitudes towards palliative care Lauren Breen
7 Equitability of access to community palliative care for decedents of cancer in Western Australia Rachel Bruursema
8 Clinical nurse consultant transition to nurse practitioner in palliative care at the Calvary Mater Newcastle Lynette Campbell
9 Changing opioid routes or formulation—development of a switching table to guide safe practice Ka-Yee Chen
10 Assessing constipation with plain radio-graphs in palliative care? Katherine Clark

12 PalAssist: delivering state-wide support and information for all Queenslanders dealing with a life-limiting or terminal illness Paul Csoban
13 The palliative approach in aged care: GP barriers and enablers Jenny Davis
14 Music therapy and paediatric palliative care: translating research into clinical practice to improve the quality of services Angela Delaney
15 The importance of massage for the palliative patient Gillian Desreaux
16 Strategic interventions to support a palliative approach in aged care Mairead Dunne
17 Paper garments for the grave Jenny Fuller
18 #lettertome Sonia Fullerton
19 Occupational Therapy Framework of Clinical Practice for Palliative Care: ensuring workforce skill meets the needs of the future Lauren Fulop
20 Setting palliative care research priorities: A consultative process of the Palliative Care Research Network Victoria (PCRNV) Soula Ganiatsas
21 Length of stay—predicting outcomes from day 1 Heidi Gregory
22 Providing bereavement support through developing sustainable community partnerships Jane Groom
23 Deepening our capacity to respond Ilsa Hampton
24 Helping carers care: supporting carers now and in the future Amy Heath
25 Identifying and quantifying opioid medication errors in adult palliative care and oncology settings: a systematic review Nicole Heneka
26 Paediatric Palliative Care National Education and Quality Improvement Collaborative Anthony Herbert
27 ‘Palliative care before the 11th hour, quality end-of-life-care: the role of advance care planning’—literature review Mary Hocking
28 Dying at home: making it possible Dawn Hooper
29 A motor neuron disease resource for specialist palliative care professionals Kathryn Isaacs
30 Proceeding with confidence: development of a risk management strategy for the use of end-of-life care plans in Victoria Fiona Israel
31 Mindful caregiving: a systematic review of mindfulness based interventions for informal palliative caregivers Linda Jaffray
32 Multidisciplinary team collaboration in challenging situations Lyn Jarvis
33 Neringah Hospital: improving outcomes to make us fit to serve in the future Brigitte Karle
34 Improving culturally and linguistically diverse communities’ knowledge of and access to palliative care services Mike Kennedy
35 Recruitment challenges for Victorian Aboriginal palliative care Steve Kirkbright
36 Role of cancer directed therapy (CDT) in head and neck cancer (HNC) patients— an initial audit Punita Lal
37 Exploring the phenomenon of moral distress in multidisciplinary health care teams when providing end-of-life care to patients Janice Layh
38 Creating cultures of care: compassion and presence workshops in palliative care for whole person, relationship-centred self-care Liz Lobb
39 The clinical journeys of 100 consecutive oncology deaths: we recognise that it is going to happen, but do we only act when it is happening? Liz Lobb
40 Palliative aged care and the future Jane Mahony
41 Reflections on a decade of advance care planning (ACP) in a residential aged care (RAC) facility Larissa B McIntyre

43 Comfort with benefits: the emerging presence of massage therapy in the palliative care setting Ronna Moore
44 Finding safe refuge in positive touch Ronna Moore
45 Massage therapy: adding a welcome touch to the interdisciplinary team Ronna Moore
46 Can the future be fall free? Juli Moran
47 Making a case for pastoral care—the role of surveys and data in building a program Juli Moran
48 The remit of occupational therapists in palliative care: preparing for the future Deidre Morgan
49 Enhancing patient outcomes and service performance through the use of a clinical dashboard Tish Morrison
50 Recognising the needs of family members to have choice and preparation to view the body after death Jane Mowll
51 Defining death literacy Kerrie Noonan
52 Anticipatory medications in a community palliative care service Lyle Oates
53 Mindfulness for resilience—a self-care strategy for staff working with vulnerable people Margaret O’Connor
54 Community attitudes towards palliative care Moira O’Connor
55 Acute hospital palliative care consults—where to from here? Shaun O’Neill
56 Bladder care in palliative care inpatients—a prospective multi-site study Riona Pais
57 Improving continuity with a nurse practitioner model between inpatient and home based palliative care settings Stacey Palfreyman
58 How are hospitals talking about end-of-life? The consumer carer perspective on communication at end-of-life in hospital Frances Powell
59 Building sustainability across the health and service system in palliative care practice: innovative workforce development models Linda Proietti Wilson
60 Hummingbird House—the right fit for the future of children’s hospices Gabrielle Quilliam
61 The benefits of hospital admissions from the perspectives of patients with palliative care needs Jackie Robinson
62 Community engagement strategies: in the too-hard basket? John Rosenberg
63 Adolescent and young adults Joan Ryan
64 A study to identify predictors of death within 72 hours after presentation to an acute hospital in Singapore Pijush Sarker
65 International palliative care education Hugh Seto
66 The future for surgical futility                                                      Alan Shirley
67 Choice of place of death in home based palliative care                     David Youens Smith
68 Improving home based care for palliative clients                              Frances Stewart
69 Integrating a triage system into a community palliative care team: has it had a sustained effect on staff perception of workload management? Trish Sutton
70 Case conferencing for palliative patients: what is the role of specialist palliative services? Paul Tait
71 Partnership in developing a bereavement knowledge tool—going beyond national borders Jennifer Tieman
72 What makes a clinically valuable telehealth resource? Jennifer Tieman
73 Lessons from the Carer Project: changing practice in an established Palliative Care Community Team to make us fit for the future in caring for carers Kate Weyman
74 Carer support needs assessment in community palliative care                     Jacqui White
75 Utilising volunteers: best practice bereavement screening and assessment       Jacqui White
76 Volunteering in palliative care in rural Australia                  Dawn Whittall
77 An evaluation of the implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway in rural Western Australia Anne Wilkinson
78 Understanding carer support in Victorian specialist palliative care services         Danny Wong