Useful links

Links to other websites related to palliative care.

Page last updated: 04 May 2018

Commonwealth funded palliative care activities

Dying to Talk Discussion Starter

Talking now can help your family and friends in the future, and can make sure you get the kind of care that you want. The Dying to Talk Discussion Starter will guide you through that discussion.

Palliative Care Curriculum for Undergraduates

PCC4U project aims to promote the inclusion of palliative care education in all medical and allied health care training through the provision of student and facilitator learning resources and professional development activities.

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Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach

PEPA provides palliative care workplace training opportunities and workshops for a range of health care professionals.

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Palliative Care Training and Information Online Portal

Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) provide palliative care training, including training on the guidelines for a Palliative Approach for Aged Care in the Community Setting as well as the development of an information on-line portal.

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Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration

PCOC provides a national network for palliative care services to assist with the collection of information and reporting outcomes.

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Palliative Care Australia

PCA is the peak national organisation for palliative care and end-of-life issues in Australia.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Provides reliable, regular and relevant information and statistics on Australia's health and welfare-including Palliative Care.

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The Australian Palliative Care Knowledge Network - CareSearch

CareSearch is a website that includes a searchable database of palliative care literature and online forums that allow groups to share research, reports and information.

End-of-life Care in Acute Settings

This website provides e-learning opportunities and resources for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals to improve the quality and safety of end-of-life care in hospitals.

Advance: Initiating Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning through training and resources for primary and chronic/complex care clinicians

Advance provides training and resources to encourage primary and chronic/complex care clinicians to initiate palliative care and advance care planning.

Advance Care Planning Australia

Advance Care Planning Australia is a national program that enables Australians to take control of their choices for health care through advance care plans.

Australian Government links

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Ageing and Aged Care

Encouraging older people to live active and independent lives.

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Residential Aged Care Palliative Approach Toolkit

The palliative Approach Toolkit is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to implementing a palliative approach in residential aged care facilities (RACFs).

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Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

This web site contains information on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme including details of the medicines subsidised by the Australian Government as well as information for consumers, carers, health professionals and the pharmaceutical industry.

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Digital Health

Digital Health is the electronic management of health information to deliver safer, more efficient, better quality healthcare.

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Healthdirect Australia

This website provides easy access to quality health information and services to improve the wellbeing of all Australians.

Care at the end of life

Queensland Health’s website, aimed at patients, carers and family members, provides comprehensive information about care at the end of life and advance care planning in Queensland.

Palliative care and support organisations

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National Palliative Care Service Directory

The National Palliative Care Service Directory can assist you to access information about palliative care services available in your local area.

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Palliative Care Australia

PCA is the peak national organisation representing the interests and aspirations of all who share the ideal of quality care at the end of life for all.

Carers Australia

Carers Australia is the national peak carer organisation. This site includes information and resources for carers.

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My Aged Care website

The My Aged Care website provides assistance to navigate the aged care system and is designed to give you more choice, more control and easier access to a full range of aged care services.