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.
Palliative care and advance care planning services and resources for patients and health care providers
Report by Hal Swerissen and Stephen Duckett from The Grattan Institute on Dying Well in Australia and recommendations for improvement.
A hub for information on palliative care and advanced care planning information and resources
Short video to help inform patients about why it's important to create advanced care plans
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.
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...
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.
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...