palliative care

Palliative Care

Caring@home - Resources for palliative care

Caring@home is a national project led by the Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative, and funded by the Australian Government. It has produced resources for community service providers and health care professionals to support carers manage breakthrough symptoms safely using subcutaneous medicines. Find out more...

Department of Health: Palliative care

A webpage by the Department of Health on what is meant by the term palliative care, when and where it is provided and by whom.

Approaching death in multicultural Australia

J Norelle Lickiss. Med J Aust 2003; 179 (6 Suppl): S14. An article about cultural considerations for end of life care.

Palliative care

This course provides primary health care nurses with information in understanding and implementing a palliative approach and identifying where a palliative approach fits within the Advance Nursing Competencies.

Palliative Care Victoria

Palliative care supports people with a life limiting illness and their families to live, die and grieve well. The website contains information for health professionals.

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...

Stroke Foundation

The Stroke Foundation is a national not-for-profit organisation working across the stroke journey, supporting survivors, carers, health professionals, governments and the public to reduce the impact of stroke.

Program of experience in palliative approach

PEPA empowers health professionals to deliver quality end-of-life care. PEPA provides free placements in palliative care services for practicing health professionals and free palliative approach workshops.

The essential role of primary health care nurses in caring for people approaching end of life

This talk will focus on a framework of care that nurses can help embed into everyday primary care practice that allows for routine recognition of people approaching end of life

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