End of Life Roadshow - “Unspoken: What will become of me?”

Planning for End of Life Conversations - Free interactive event that is both informative and practical.

When:
Tuesday 19th , to Wednesday 20th of June, 2018,
Where:
Riverlinks Eastbank - 70 Welsford Street, Shepparton
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kathryn Foster 0407 839 323
Website:
www.eventbrite.com.au/e/unspoken-wh…

This is an event for all; from those who care about aging as well as those who care about the aged.

Unspoken: (What will become of me?) gently explores the themes of ageing, declining capacity, diminished autonomy and a sense of identity and uses humour to create a comfortable setting for everyone to engage.

Visitors can structure the event to suit their needs and interests.

The performance by Born in a Taxi (approx. 60 minutes) will be at 11am and 3pm on Tuesday 19th June and 11am on Wednesday 20th June.

The art creations and opportunities to be reflective will be available prior to and following the performance. The art installation area (approx. 30 minutes) will be open 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm on Tuesday 19th June and 10am and 12pm on Wednesday 20th June.

The COTA Forum will be available prior to and following the performance. The COTA Forum (approx. 45 minutes) will be at 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm on Tuesday 19th June and 10am and 12pm on Wednesday 20th June.

Ticketing Information (maximum capacity) -

Performance (200 people): by Born in a Taxi followed by a facilitated discussion and questions from the floor

COTA Forum (30 people): Information about three critical government end-of-life initiatives: The Medical Treatment and Decisions Act, the new Victorian Palliative Care Framework and the proposed Voluntary Dying Bill

Installation (30 people): Access to view two art creations, opportunities to reflect through writing and view a video loop.

Presented by Greater Shepparton City Council, GV Health, Family Care, Goulburn Valley Hospice Care Service and GV Primary Care Partnership

With thanks to Health Issues Centre, COTA Victoria, the Department of Health and Human Services and Municipal Association of Victoria

 

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