palliative care

Palliative Care

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

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...

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.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: Palliative care

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.

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...

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.

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...

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