SMRPCC Podcasts

The Souther Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium (SMRPCC) is an alliance of palliative care providers in Melbourne. We have produced a series of podcasts to educate care providers about Motor Neurone Disease (MND). For more info visit www.smrpcc.org.au

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Episodes

Monday Aug 03, 2020

This 22-minute podcast discusses the mental health and well-being of health professionals generally, and nurses in particular, during the Coronavirus pandemic.  The experiences of those on the front line of care will be challenged as never before and this podcast provides information, strategies and tools to assist health professionals to prioritise their own wellbeing and self-care.

Monday Mar 09, 2020

This is the eigth and final session in a series of talks about the management of MND in Palliative care. In this podcast, Robyn Reid, MND Shared Care worker, discussed how health professionals can be a constant and unwavering source of comfort and support and are in fact instruments of hope. A transcript of the podcast can be downloaded from the Consortium's website at smrpcc.org.au/motor-neurone-disease

Wednesday Jan 29, 2020

This is the seventh session in a series of talks about the management of MND in Palliative care. In this podcast, Robyn Reid, MND Shared Care Worker, explores some simple techniques to allow health professionals to explore issues of intimacy and sexuality without needing to be an expert in sex therapy. Specific issues as they relate to people with MND is also discussed. A transcript of the podcast can be downloaded on the Consortium's website at smrpcc.org.au/motor-neurone-disease

Wednesday Oct 30, 2019

This is the sixth session in a series of talks about the management of MND in Palliative care. In this podcast, Robyn Reid, MND Shared Care worker, discusses the importance of recognising carer needs and issues to prevent carer burnout and poor carer health outcomes. A transcript of the podcast can be downloaded on the Consortium's website at smrpcc.org.au/motor-neurone-disease

Saturday Aug 31, 2019

This is the fifth session in a series of talks about the management of MND in Palliative care. In this podcast, Robyn Reid, MND Shared Care worker, discusses how MND affects communication due to the weakening, and wasting of muscles of the tongue, lips, facial muscles, pharynx, larynx and respiration. A transcript of the podcast can be downloaded on the Consortium's website at smrpcc.org.au/motor-neurone-disease

Wednesday Jul 03, 2019

This is the fourth session in a series of talks about the management of MND in Palliative care. In this podcast, Robyn Reid, MND Shared Care worker, discusses Fronto temporal dementia in people with MND. A transcript of the podcast can be downloaded on the Consortium's website at smrpcc.org.au/motor-neurone-disease    

Sunday Jun 02, 2019

This is the third session in a series of talks about the management of MND in Palliative care. In this podcast, Robyn Reid, MND Shared Care worker, discusses the management of respiration and non-invasive ventilation. A transcript of the podcast can be downloaded on the Consortium's website at smrpcc.org.au/motor-neurone-disease

Monday Apr 15, 2019

This is the second session in a series of talks about the management of MND in Palliative care. In this podcast, Robyn Reid, MND Shared Care worker, discusses the management of secretions and dysphagia, which is difficulty or discomfort in swallowing. A transcript of the podcast can be downloaded on the Consortium's website at smrpcc.org.au/motor-neurone-disease  

Sunday Apr 07, 2019

This podcast, developed by the SMRPCC's MND Shared Care worker is the first of a series to support services and their staff to better understand MND. A transcript of the podcast can be downloaded on the Consortium's website at smrpcc.org.au/motor-neurone-disease

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