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Compassionate Communities

  1. Help shape the revised Advance Health Directive form

    6 August 2020

    WA Health is revising the WA Advance Health Directive form and they are inviting your input. An Advance Health Directive allows you to say what you want, and don’t want,…

  2. PCWA submission to Joint Select Committee

    14 July 2020

    Thank you to everyone who participated in our consultations and survey held earlier this month to gather material to inform our submission to the inquiry held by the Joint Select…

  3. Investing to Save

    4 June 2020

    A report has recently been released that calls for an overhaul of the palliative care system in Australia and suggests an additional annual investment of $365 million to bring the…

  4. Compassionate Care in Residential Aged Care

    4 June 2020

    On National Palliative Care Week this year, we were extremely fortunate to be able to host an online sector forum featuring Professor Susan Kurrle, who talked about compassionate care in…

  5. Online Community Forums

    14 May 2020

    Palliative Care WA is holding a series of online forums for members of the community over May and June 2020.  Each will aim to increase understanding of the topic as…

  6. Palliative Caring booklet

    14 April 2020

    A new 2020 edition of our popular Palliative Caring booklet is now available. This is a WA specific resource that has been developed to support families and carers as they negotiate…

  7. New Information and Support Phone Service

    14 April 2020

    Palliative Care WA is pleased to announce that we are the process of establishing a new confidential consumer and carer information and support phone service for WA. Given the community’s…

  8. COVID-19: Why palliative care matters!

    7 April 2020

    The Australian COVID-19 Palliative Care Working Group has recently released a statement – COVID-19: Why palliative care matters! The statement addresses the crucial role of palliative care in the planning and…

  9. Paediatric palliative care resources

    17 February 2020

    There are two new resource booklets on paediatric palliative care now available online via Palliative Care Australia’s website. The resources were developed by Queensland University of Technology to support families…

  10. Elissa Campbell, David Smeeton, Lana Glogowski

    Looking forward

    6 December 2019

    Thank you to everyone who attended this week’s AGM and Sector Consultation. It was wonderful to see such a high turnout of members and key stakeholders, particularly given the extremely…