Half-day workshop

Most residents living in residential aged care facilities have pain. People in pain have the right to the acknowledgment of their pain and to be informed about how it can be assessed and managed by trained health care professionals.

This evidence-based interactive workshop will focus on:

  • The prevalence and complexity of pain in residential aged care
  • An introduction to the new Pain Management Guide (PMG) Toolkit, 2nd Edition
  • Strategies, tools and approaches to identify and assess pain
  • How to treat and manage pain

This workshop will address the following Aged Care standards

  • Aged Care standard 2 - Ongoing assessment and planning with consumers

  • Aged Care standard 3 - Personal care and clinical care

Who Should Attend?

  • Care providers, clinical governance and risk managers
  • Allied health, nursing, clinical and medical staff
  • Researchers and academics


Dr Steve Savvas

Dr Christa Dang

Ms Marie Vaughan

For further information

Email: [email protected]