Catalyst Foundation is able to offer the Aged Care services sector opportunities to develop and support the workforce challenges that are emerging. We assist with Training and development presentations to equip your staff to ensure that not only are their skills and knowledge updated but that this in turn ensures that the wellness and reablement practices required are embedded and expressed holistically when they work with clients.
Upcoming Free Online Sessions
Interactive and thought provoking sessions that invite you to engage with a range of ideas to extend your current thinking and practices. All sessions are hosted by Catalyst Foundation and presented by
Workforce & Industry Development Officer, ACSA
Wednesday 24 June, 9.30am-12 noon via Zoom link
Keeping connected becomes increasingly difficult as some people age. Due to the losses and health impacts people face, loneliness and isolation can increase. This negatively affects an older persons wellness and reablement. This session will investigate the complex nature of loneliness and Isolation, exploring practical strategies to support the loneliest people in the community.
- Identify the importance of natural freely given relationships and community connections
- Apply knowledge in addressing the loneliness of people
- Recognise benefits of community connection and inclusion to reduce the experience of loneliness
Managing Difficult Conversations
Wednesday 15 July, 9.30am-12 noon via Zoom link
Difficult conversations cannot always be avoided when we are working in the human services. Therefore it is important that we know how to manage these conversations in positive ways. This workshop aims to give you some strategies to manage difficult conversations using positive intent and good processes.
Gain insight into 3 types of conversations and the effectiveness to turn difficult encounters into constructive conversations.
Explore the importance of self awareness and empathy when navigating tricky conversations.
Identify strategies that can shift difficult conversations into meaningful communication.
We also have Aged Care Industry specialist trainers who present their industry experience to further develop your organisations workforce requirements. Cultural Diversity training and awareness is an important part of what we do with tailored services that are appropriate and sensitive to Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities (CALD), LGBTIQA+ information to support this community, Aboriginal Cultural Diversity just to name a few.
At Catalyst we are ready to bring to your organisation our current range of presentations or we can tailor sessions to your unique requirements. See our calendar to choose the right training according to your needs, or please contact our Learning and Development department to discuss the needs and topics you would like covered.
Topics we can present to your staff or clients include:
- Consumer Directed Care
- Getting Clients To Set Goals
- Self-Managing Plans
- Dignity and Risk Management
Please see our Information /Sessions Calendar which is updated regularly with our sessions
Our consumer education adds another layer of support to the sector by informing and equipping people who are eligible for Aged Care services. Community education presentations are run weekly both in-house and out in the community.
The presentations are designed to ensure that every topic is underpinned with the importance of wellness and reablement of the community to ensure that the desired goal of living at home independently is achievable. We show people how to turn I Can’t into I Can, which is a powerful presentation to equip and enable consumers to reach for their attainable goals.
Our sessions include-
- Digital Literacy
- IPad Training
- Be Scam Safe,
- Internet Banking and Shipping
- Technology for Wellbeing
- I Can
- Maximising independence through the Commonwealth Home Support Program
- Introduction to My Aged Care
- Estate Planning including Advanced Care Directives
- Financial Planning
We look forward to hearing from you to find out how we can help you.
Call us on (08) 8168 8776 and ask for Jo or Susantha or email email@example.com