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...

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 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.

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.

Palliative care

Information on palliative care by HealthinSite.

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...

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.

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.

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.
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