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.
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 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...
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.
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.
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...
Independent health and treatment information about anticoagulant medicines written by Australian experts. This includes resources for consumers and health professionals.
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.
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...