Paediatric Palliative Care in WA

WA Health recently launched two documents related to paediatric palliative care – Western Australian Paediatric Strategy for End-of-Life and Palliative Care 2021-2028 and the Western Australian Optimal Paediatric Palliative Care Pathway. Both were developed following an extensive statewide consultation.




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Annual Report and new Board members

At our 2021 Annual General Meeting five new members to the Palliative Care WA Board were elected and the positions of President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary remained unchanged. The Annual and Financial Reports were also accepted.

cover of the PCWA Annual Report 2020-21

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New Community Resource

Palliative Care WA and the Advance Care Planning WA Consortium are pleased to announce the development of an important new tool to encourage more members of the WA community to have some say over the last part of their lives by undertaking advance care planning.

My Future Care breaks down what’s involved in advance care planning into a simple 4-step process – Think, Talk, Write, Share. It highlights the importance of starting advance care planning early in life, provides information on relevant documents and other tools, and explains where people can go to learn more.

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Call our Helpline on 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.

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