Palliative Care Australia

Click to expand navigation

Print Page Print this page

Advance Care Planning

  1. You only die once campaign

    21 August 2019

    Palliative Care WA has launched You only die once, Australia’s first consumer awareness campaign on Advance Care Planning. Advance Care Planning is the process of discussing and documenting future health care wishes, values and priorities. A good death gives people dignity, choice and support to address their physical, personal, social and spiritual needs. Advance Care […]

  2. Partnering with local parliamentary members to share the Advance Care Planning message

    29 November 2018

    Over the last few months we’ve partnered with local Members of Parliament to deliver our community workshops on Advance Care Planning.  This has proved a great way of using their local connections to deliver our workshops.  Over recent months nearly 500 people have attended our workshops across Morley, Carine, Scarborough, Forrestfield, Dawesville and Armadale. We […]

  3. Palliative care sector welcomes the recommendations from the End of Life Choices Report

    29 August 2018

    Last night a packed room of representatives from the palliative care sector welcomed the release of the WA Parliament Select Committee End of Life Choices Report at a forum, hosted by Palliative Care WA, to understand and discuss the findings and recommendations. Guest speaker, Ms Amber-Jade Sanderson, MLA and Chair of the Committee gave the […]

  4. Palliative Care WA Advance Care Planning Community Workshops

    27 August 2018

    In the first half of 2018, Palliative Care WA delivered 16 Advance Care Planning (ACP) Community Workshops and presentations in the Peel region, Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Chittering, Midland and the Perth Metropolitan area.  We have also delivered workshops to culturally and linguistically diverse groups. Our highly interactive workshops outline and explain Advance Care Planning and […]

  5. WA End of Life Choices Parliamentary Committee Report Released

    27 August 2018

    Join us to discuss the report tomorrow The WA Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices released their report last Thursday, 23 August.  Limited places are still available to join us at a sector-wide forum tomorrow (Tuesday, 28 August) to understand and discuss the interim findings and recommendations.  The forum will include a […]

  6. Palliative Care WA welcomes the release of the WA Parliament Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices report

    23 August 2018

    Palliative Care WA welcomes the release of the WA Parliament Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices report whose recommendations will see improvements in community awareness and access to palliative care across Western Australia. Palliative Care WA President, Dr Elissa Campbell, said today “Palliative Care WA applauds the Joint Select Committee’s acknowledgement of the […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. National Palliative Care Week Breakfast 2018

    17 April 2018

    Please join us on 22 May at the annual breakfast to celebrate National Palliative Care Week 2018. There is a lot happening in palliative care and advance care planning at a state and national level in 2018 so come along and catch up on all the new initiatives including the launch of the new and much […]


« Back to PCWA e-news

Search articles

Suggest a story

If you have any stories or ideas to share with us, send us an email.