advance care planning

Advance Care Planning

News: Better care at end of life gets a boost with new website

April 2018. The End of Life Directions for Aged Care website has been launched. It provides practical and useful information for palliative care and advance care planning. Read more...

Advance care planning: do you really know what your patient wants

This session is for primary care nurses who participate in care planning and treatment of patients with chronic or life-limiting conditions, enabling you to learn about the principles and practice of advance care planning.

Optimising health as people age

This course will strengthen your understanding of how to support healthy ageing and encourage you to further expand the activities you undertake to optimise health as people age.

New Primary Care Toolkit fact sheets - Palliative and advanced care

August 2018. Created by the Australian Healthcare and Hospital Association the End of Life Directions for Aged Care Primary Care Toolkit now contains new factsheets for primary health care providers in addition to the existing resources. Find out more...

News: Tough Talk – Australian urged to plan for end of life care

April 2018. Australia’s inaugural Advance Care Planning Week begins on 16 April, encouraging people of all ages to prepare their personal end of life care plans, to give certainty to themselves and their families. Department of Health Media release.

Report on dying well in Australia

Report by Hal Swerissen and Stephen Duckett from The Grattan Institute on Dying Well in Australia and recommendations for improvement.

Advance care planning and palliative care information

A hub for information on palliative care and advanced care planning information and resources

Decision Assist

Palliative care and advance care planning services and resources for patients and health care providers

Advance care planning and why it's important

Short video to help inform patients about why it's important to create advanced care plans






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