palliative care

Palliative Care

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.

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.

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.

Palliative care

Information on palliative care by HealthinSite.

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...

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.

Palliative Care Australia

Palliative Care Australia is the national peak body for 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...

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...

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