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  1. Dying2Learn

    16 May 2018

    Dying2Learn is a FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that aims to provide all Australians the opportunity to learn and talk about death, dying, and palliative care. It is a place to learn, overcome the uneasiness in talking about dying and death, and share insights with the wider community. This online course will run from […]

  2. Weavers Local Connector training

    16 May 2018

    There is growing interest from a few organisations wishing to implement the Weavers program that was showcased at the Compassionate Communities Symposium last year. Weavers is a peer-to-peer model supporting carers to address the significant challenges of caring for a loved one. Weavers are people with lived caring experience; they truly understand what it’s like […]

  3. The Shire of Chittering seizes the opporunity

    16 May 2018

    Members of the Chittering Cancer Support Group, The Bindoon Retirees and staff from the Shire of Chittering attended the Compassionate Communities Symposium held in Melville in November 2017 and returned to our little community inspired to foster our Compassionate Community. Meantime, a local Community Health Advisory Group (CHAG) was established comprising members of local community […]

  4. South West Compassionate Communities Network is a groundbreaker!

    16 May 2018

    The South West Compassionate Community Network is excited to share that it has been selected as one of eight national GroundBreaker communities who collectively will form the National Compassionate Communities Forum (NCCF). Over the next 18 months, the forum will seek to explore the challenges, successes and viability of the Compassionate Communities approach in Australia. The NCCF will be sharing […]

  5. Country WA Primary Health Network

    16 May 2018

    The WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA), through its Country Primary Health Network Great Southern, was selected as a trial site for the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care measure. This project aims to improve access to: improve coordination and integration of end of life care across primary, secondary, tertiary and community health services to support at […]

  6. Connecting Compassionate Communities PHN Workshop

    16 May 2018

    In support of the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care measure, Palliative Care Australia hosted this workshop in Canberra, 16 March 2018. It provided an opportunity for the 11 Primary Health Networks (PHN) trial sites to come together and gain a greater understanding about Compassionate Communities and the public health approach to palliative care. Importantly, each […]

  7. Compassionate Communities masterclass in Booragoon

    16 May 2018

    Join us for the Compassionate Communities masterclass with Dr Julian Abel at the City of Melville, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon on 1 June 2018. Dr Julian Abel, Director Compassionate Communities UK, will present an update on international trends in compassionate communities and how primary care, specialist palliative care and communities are working together to build greater […]

  8. Are you good to go?

    17 April 2018

    Palliative Care WA has been delivering our popular advance care planning community workshops in the Peel region in February and March.  We have had over 100 attendees to our workshops in Mandurah, Pinjarra and Murray.  The workshops are highly interactive and we have had great feedback from attendees.  We have two more workshops planned for […]

  9. CareSearch engagement project

    17 April 2018

    CareSearch is currently calling for expressions of interest from community members to get involved in a new project to extend the reach of CareSearch and palliAGED. CareSearch is particularly interested in hearing from patients, carers, families and those involved in allied health and aged care. The need for palliative care will affect most of us at some stage in our life […]

  10. New End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) website

    17 April 2018

    The new End of Life Directions for Aged Care website has been launched.  The ELDAC project aims to improve the care of older Australians. Health professionals and aged care workers can access information, guidance, and resources to support palliative care and advance care planning for older people and their families. On the website you can download tool […]


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