2022 Palliative Care Summit - Doing Death Differently - PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE

Palliative Care WA is proudly presenting the 2022 Palliative Care Summit with the theme of Doing Death DifferentlyConsumers, carers, clinicians and community working together.

This biennial event on Thursday 24 November at Optus Stadium will bring together palliative care, aged care and community service professionals, researchers, volunteers, policy makers, students, carers and community members to discuss future priorities for quality palliative care in WA.

The critical role of carers, families, aged care providers and community, including the compassionate community approach, will be highlighted at the Summit. Attendees will be given the opportunity to actively participate in personal reflections and conversations about dying, death, grief and loss.

For more information, registration details and to view the program, visit HERE.



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Helpline 1800 573 299

Open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, 7 days a week.         

Our FREE Helpline provides the WA community with information and support on end of life 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 knowledgeable staff will listen to your situation and concerns, answer your questions, and provide you with the information and resources you need.

All calls are fully confidential.

See our short promotional video on the Palliative Care Helpline HERE.

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Personalised help with advance care planning

Palliative Care WA is delighted to announce we have a new, free service that is already providing members of the WA community with personalised and practical help with their advance care planning – the Advance Care Planning Support Service.

Following attendance at one of our advance care planning workshops, this new service is designed to help people to take those next steps with their advance care planning.

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Palliative Care WA key contributor to new advance care resources

A suite of Advance Health Directive resources to help Western Australians have more say about their health and personal care has been launched by the Department of Health. Advance care planning is critical to good palliative care, and Palliative Care WA is passionate about its role to support and empower the community to engage in meaningful conversations and make informed choices about their care.

PCWA is proud to Chair the ACP Consortium and the development of the Advance Care Planning model “think, talk, write, share”, which is used across all the advance care planning resources developed by the Department of Health. This model will continue to be widely used across the sector and will help to create consistent messaging regarding the elements involved in advance care planning.

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