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.
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 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.
Information on palliative care by HealthinSite.
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 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 is the national peak body 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...
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...