TRACS WA has been providing a series of 30 minute online learning sessions in order to support you to continue delivering high quality subacute care. Here you will find links to resources from these Tune in with TRACS training sessions:

 

Week 5 - Courageous Conversations
Presentation Slides: Courageous conversations with patients and family members
Audio with Dr Noel Collins on difficult conversations 
Mentalizing and MBT clip

Week 4 - Goals of Patient Care
Presentation Slides: Goals of Patient Care (pdf)
Goals of Patient Care COVID HDWA website.
Goals of Patient Care training video.
South Metropolitan Health Service. Clinical Framework: Goals of Patient Care 2019 (YouTube video)
The Supportive and Palliative Care Indicators Tool (SPICT) (pdf)
The Supportive and Palliative Care Indicators Tool Record (SPICT-4ALL) (pdf)
Guide to using the Supportive & Palliative Care Indicators Tool (SPICT) (pdf)
The Gold Standards Framework Proactive Identification Guidance (PIG) (pdf)


Week 3 - Communicating Effectively with Others from a Social Distance
Presentation Slides: Communicating Effectively (pdf)
A paper by Professor Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences at Oxford University offers a very practical guide for video consultation and There is a companion webinar which may also be of interest
Australian Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre telehealth webinars and telehealth hub
Flinders University information and resources
Stroke Foundation resources for tele-rehab


Weeks 1 and 2 - Self Care in Health Care and Developing a Resilient Mindset
Presentation slides: Self care in Health (pdf) and Developing a Resilient Mindset (pdf)
RUOK? - Staying connected is more important than ever
World Health Organization - coping with stress
Smiling Mind
Mood Gym
Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia
Phoenix Australia PTSD Guidelines
Beyond Blue
Mindspot coronavirus resources
Tapping into emotional intelligence in times of stress: understanding yourself and those around you. An article provided by NSW Health Education and Training (HETI) including a section on emotional contagion.
FACE COVID - How to Respond Effectively to the Corona Crisis - In this short animation (5 min) Dr Russ Harris illustrates how to deal with the Corona crisis and the fear, anxiety and worry that goes with it.
The WA Health COVID-19 staff wellbeing framework outlines actions that can be adopted to support staff mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic.
The South Metropolitan Health Service has developed a staff wellness page and produced a number of podcasts on ways to cope and take care of yourself as a healthcare worker during these times.

More resources

Mental health and COVID-19 in WA
Head to Health COVID-19 support, Australian Government