Thanks to Consultivation's training, I will value existing clients and
listen to their needs." Workshop participant
Thanks to Consultivation's training, I will change our recruitment strategies and market ourselves as an employer of choice." Workshop participant
Workshops facilitating positive change
Wellness Philosophy for Support Workers
This workshop promotes the Wellness Philosophy which underpins Commonwealth funded aged care services and complements service models including consumer directed care, reablement, the Eden Alternative and Montessori.
This practical workshop has been designed for support workers to build on their understanding and skills in the Wellness Philosophy in providing person-centred services. Information on client rights, choice, control and flexibility will be provided and discusssed helping support workers to be more effective when assisting clients and carers to progress their goals.
Benefits of training with Consultivation
* aligns with current best-practice and contemporary ways of working.
* complies with Aged Care Quality Standards, Aged Care Diversity Framework, National Standards for Disability Services and NSQHS.
2018 statistics for Wellness Philosophy for Support Workers training in which respondents strongly agreed or agreed that:
Stand by Me: Understanding the Aged Care Quality Standards
Support for people to better understand the Aged Care Quality Standards and how they contribute to them!
For the first time, the client's voice is strong and central to the Aged Care Quality Standards and Charter of Aged Care Rights. This focused and practical 2.5hr workshop has been designed for all people working in aged care for approved providers. This includes owners and board members, managers, clerical and client direct staff and volunteers. This workshop will help organisations to build workforce skills, knowledge and capacity in achieving safe and quality care and services aligned to the Standards.
The workshop will be interactive and experiential with learning drawn from personal reflection, peer to peer interaction, technology based software and facilitator engagement. Bring a smart phone, tablet or laptop!
Benefits of training with Consultivation
1. Personal Productivity
This half day workshop will provide participants with tips & tools to improve individual workplace productivity. Focusing on preparedness, time management, technology demands & values based decision making this interactive workshop will equip participants with theoretical knowledge & practical skills in improving their personal productivity.
2. Powerful Presentations
This half day workshop is targeted at individuals wanting or needing to improve their public speaking skills. It will provide useful tips & tools to improve presentations & public speaking for participants addressing small to large audiences. It is a highly interactive workshop covering theoretical knowledge & practical skills in planning for, preparing & delivering effective presentations.
3. Preparing for Change
Change is constant, fast & ever evolving therefore it is important for managers & supervisors to be equipped with skills & knowledge in understanding change. This full day, interactive workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to reflect on change, its impact on them & those around them increasing their awareness & identifying areas for improvement. The workshop explores change management models with participant learning being drawn from activities, self-reflection & peer discussions.
4. Help me! I'm Working within Change
This half day or full day interactive workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to reflect on change, its impact on them & those around them increasing their awareness. It will provide opportunities to identify areas for improvement & positive self-help strategies when responding to change. The workshop explores change on a personal level with participant learning being drawn from activities, self-reflection & peer discussions.
5. Preparing Government Funded Organisations for Change
This workshop is designed for Managers & Coordinators of government funded organisations to identify & plan for change associated with business, workforce & services operations in an environment of continued reform. It is a practical & interactive workshop with opportunities for reflection, discussion & networking.
6. Ethical Dilemmas in Contemporary Practice
Does it sometimes feel like a mammoth task to do what is morally right for clients and families while still maintaining your obligations to all other stakeholders? This interactive and challenging one-day workshop will provide you and your staff with the knowledge and skills to deal with the often complex ethical problems and dilemmas faced in daily contemporary practice.
7. Wellness Philosophy for Support Workers
This practical workshop has been designed for support workers to build on their understanding and skills in the Wellness Philosophy in providing person-centred services. Informaion on client rights, choice, control and flexibility will be provided and discusssed helping support workers to be more effective when assisting clients and carers to progress their goals. This workshop promotes the Wellness Philosophy which underpins Commonwealth funded aged care services and complements service models including consumer directed care, reablement, the Eden Alternative and Montessori philosophies. This training is compatible for support workers and carers working with clients in the mental health and disability sectors.
Wellness Philosophy training for managers and coordinators is also available.
8. Consumer Direction Enabling Consumer Choice (for Managers)
Are clients better off with 50% of what they want or 100% of what they need?
This workshop provides theoritical and practical, informative tips and tools to enable Managers, Team Leaders and Coordinators to introduce and promote consumer directed care to staff, volunteers, clients, carers and community within a business excellence framework. Topics covered include but are not limited to what is client focused consumer care, why introduce this methodology, CDC principles and key elements, risk enablement and risk maangement. The workshop is interactive with learning drawn from personal reflection, peer to peer discussions and facilitator engagement.
9. Managing the My in My Care (for staff and volunteers)
The introduction of consumer directed care (CDC) into Australian aged care services will drive a change in the mix of skills, knowledge and attributes required by an organisation's workforce. This workshop has been designed to empower staff and volunteers to work confidently and innovatively with clients and carers in a consumer directed care model. In a safe, supportive and fun environment participants will explore enabling individual choice, flexibility, opportunity and decision making; ethical dilemmas, negotiation skills; and motivating and encouraging clients to name just a few topics.
10. Unwrapping Aged Care Packages
Many community service businesses are considering whether to become Commonwealth approved aged care providers. This workshop supports managers to explore whether they should expand their service delivery enabling local people to have greater choice to age in place while contributing to organisational growth and sustainability. This workshop is highly interactive exploring your local demographics of the home care package market to assist managers to make informed decisions on expanding services, market differential and market entry. For busy managers, this workshop can be delivered in a 4 hour time slot at a time and place convenient to you; or it can be held over a longer time period.
11. Ageing, Wellness and Stereotypes
Older people want to stay active, healthy and connected to people and places important to them. This interactive and experiential workshop explores older people's wants and needs, the stereotypes which exist and those we inadvertently harbour which impact on their needs and wants. Participants explore how stereotypes impact on older people and what we can all do to be catalysts for positive change. This workshop is available in a variety of formats including information sessions, half day and full day workshop and can be adapted across industries to meet your needs.
All these workshops can be tailored to suit your business & staffing needs.
New workshops can be designed & delivered to meet your needs.
The Support Workers Skills training was an informative session with lots of discussion. It will help me with decision making, "doing the right thing" within organisational policy." David
I learnt about holistic care at uni, that only lasted a couple of weeks and skimmed the surface. This workshop (Wellness Philosophy for Support Workers) delved deeper into that concept. It has given me the framework and practicalities to understand person centred care and the tools to do it successfully." Registered Nurse
This workshop was excellent."
Jacqui - you are inspirational."
I love your workshops. They are always so good and, Jacqui, you are inspiring."
Changes can be daunting, but as a team, we can make things better and move forward."
I have increased my knowledge of home care packages, the market and competitors thanks to the Unwrapping Aged Care Packages workshop."
The event was very well organised, engaging and professional with a diverse range of content."
It would be great to have afforded more time - we could have you both here for weeks." Jane