Palliative Care Information and Support Line

1800 573 299

9:00 am to 4:30 pm 

7 days a week         

Our FREE phone line provides the WA community with information and support on advance care planning, palliative care, and grief and loss.

This service is open to any member of the WA community dealing with palliative care or end of life issues.  Our staff will listen to your situation and concerns, answer your questions, and provide you with the information and support you need. All calls are fully confidential.

 

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Consultations for Parliamentary Inquiry

The WA Parliament appointed Joint Select Committee on Palliative Care in Western Australia is holding an inquiry into palliative care and is seeking submissions by 10 July 2020.

As the palliative care peak body, Palliative Care WA will be making a submission to the Joint Select Committee. To ensure we represent as many sector and community views as possible, we are undertaking a consultative process in the week beginning 6 July.

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Palliative Caring booklet

The new 2020 edition of Palliative Caring is now available. This booklet supports families and carers as they negotiate the often uncharted waters of caring for a loved one with a life limiting illness.

Palliative Caring is free and available as a hard copy that can be posted to you or you can download the electronic version.

 

 

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Compassionate care in aged care

On National Palliative Care Week this year, we were extremely fortunate to be able to host an online sector forum featuring Professor Susan Kurrle, who talked about compassionate care in Residential Aged Care facilities.

If you missed it you can view Professor Kurrle’s powerpoint and listen to the audio of her presentation.

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