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...
J Norelle Lickiss. Med J Aust 2003; 179 (6 Suppl): S14. An article about cultural considerations for end of life care.
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.
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provides reliable, regular and relevant information and statistics on Australia's health and welfare. They have a webpage on palliative care data.
Information on palliative care by HealthinSite.
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...
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.
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.
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.