Supporting Those With Families Transitioning To Aged Care

Supporting Those With Families Transitioning To Aged Care
Type: Webinar
Presenter: Dr Brenda Bentley

Webinar Overview:
Supporting those with families transitioning into aged care

To provide information and share knowledge about the psychological processes that are occurring for people who are transitioning to aged care and their families so that clinicians can help to provide emotional and psychosocial support to family members.
This webinar would be useful for those people who provide support for families of people going into aged care.

Learning Outcomes:

After this webinar, participants should be able to:

Identify changing roles for family members during aged care transition
Discuss the changing concept of “home” during aged care transition
Understand William Bridges model of transition and identify stragegies to support family members during each transition stage.
Describe the concept of ambiguous loss and apply this concept to family member support during aged care transitions
Recognise the importance of supporting the dignity of people going into aged care for the benefit of all family members
Evaluate strategies for managing family conflict during aged care transitions.
List key factors identified in research that contribute to successful transitions to aged care

Presenter Bio: Dr Brenda Bentley

Dr Brenda Bentley is a counselling psychologist who specialises in providing psychosocial support to people with life-limiting conditions and their family members. She is a senior lecturer at Murdoch University in the postgraduate counselling program where she formerly served as the discipline head. Her research focus is on improving wellbeing for patients and families at the end of life and into bereavement.  Brenda is a registered Clinical Counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia.  She is also certified Counselling Supervisor who supports counsellors who work with people and families confronting illess and death.  


25th of July 2018


New South Wales: 3:00 - 4:30pm AEDT
Victoria: 3:00 - 4:30pm AEDT
Tasmania: 3:00 - 4:30pm AEDT
South Australia: 2:30 - 4:00pm ACDT
Queensland: 3:00 - 4:30pm AEST
Northern Territory: 2:30 - 4:00pm ACST
Western Australia: 1:00 - 2:30pm AWST


Member: $50
Non Member: $75

Cancellation and Refund Policy

The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement reserves the right to cancel education programs that do not achieve minimum participation, in which case all fees will be refunded.
Registration cancellations will not be accepted unless made in writing to the centre. Cancellations made more than thirty (30) days prior to the event date will be refunded less 25% of the registration fee to cover administration costs.  
No registration refunds will be made after this date. Please note: The full invoiced amount will still be payable in the event of non-attendance on the day.

Terms & Conditions

ACGB's program and program content is copyrighted. Its use and dissemination is restricted and unauthorized duplication is prohibited. Viewers agree to use the product under the purchase agreement terms, which restrict number of viewers based on registration type. Individual Registration - Provides one person, the registrant, access to the webcast or DVD for personal viewing. Multi-Viewer Registration - Provides one person, the registrant, access to the webcast for streaming from one computer to a group of people or the DVD for viewing at one location. CE Credits for this program may only be obtained through ACGB. CE instructions will be provided to the registered contact for the organization (or to the registered individual) prior to the live air date and to attendees at the end of the program. 
25/07/2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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