CEO Roundtable

Palliative Care WA recently facilitated the fifth meeting of the CEO Roundtable for Palliative Care in WA. Thirteen member organisations met with the Hon Roger Cook MLA, Minister for Health and Parliamentary Secretary Simon Millman MLA, to discuss the delivery of palliative care in WA.

Invited guest Dr Chris Schilling, Director with KPMG and author of a recent report exploring the economic case for increased investment in palliative care, spoke about the report findings.

The CEO Roundtable provides high level advice to State and Federal Government on palliative care issues in WA.  Facilitated by Palliative Care WA the Roundtable involves CEOs drawn from PCWA member organisations within the health, aged care and community service sectors.

CEO Roundtable with Health Minister Sept 2021

 

 

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Gala Dinner and Awards Night

Gala Dinner tickets are now on sale!

Please join us on Thursday 4 November for a glittering event to celebrate the professionalism, dedication and teamwork shown everyday by all those who work across the palliative, aged care and community service sectors.

The Palliative Care in WA Awards 2021 sponsored by Bethesda Health Care, acknowledge and recognise the individuals, teams and organisations who provide holistic and compassionate support and care to Western Australians at end-of-life.

The finalists in each award category have already been selected by the judging panel. The winners will be announced at the event along with a new Honorary Life Member of Palliative Care WA.

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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.

illustration of a group of people talking about advance care planning

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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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