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Compassionate Communities

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Compassionate Communities in Action

    31 October 2019

    Palliative Care WA team member Vicki Barry recently participated in the 6th Public Health Palliative Care International Conference Compassionate Communities in Action: Reclaiming Ageing, Dying and Grieving, which was held…

  4. Community workshops proven highly effective

    2 September 2019

    An independent evaluation of Palliative Care WA’s Advance Care Planning workshops was undertaken by Associate Professor Moira O’Connor and her team at Curtin University during 2018/2019. Workshop participants were measured…

  5. The Last Word

    1 August 2019

    Palliative Care WA is supporting The Last Word – a volunteer program where writers hear and record people’s life stories. The Last Word will utilise the skills of volunteer writers…

  6. Palliative Caring Booklet 2019

    29 May 2019

    Quick Links: Download PDF version Order a printed copy A revised edition of the highly popular Palliative Caring booklet is now available.  Launched in March, Palliative Care WA’s CEO Lana Glogowski said…

  7. National Palliative Care Week 2019

    17 May 2019

    The theme of this year’s National Palliative Care Week is “what matters most” Watch a video on What Matters Most to people across Australia Campaign website

  8. Finalists – WA Palliative Care Awards 2019

    14 May 2019

    We are delighted to announce the finalists for the inaugural WA Palliative Care Awards. Outstanding Professional Ingrid Plug, Albany Community Hospice Maureen Beattie, Derby Aboriginal Health Service Outstanding Volunteer Pam…

  9. Palliative Care WA welcomes the boost to palliative care funding

    9 May 2019

    Palliative Care WA’s CEO, Ms Lana Glogowski has welcomed the announcement in today’s state budget of an additional $41 million for palliative care in 2019-2020. Speaking on radio 6PR this…

  10. Respect, safeguards for the vulnerable and better access to palliative care

    15 February 2019

    Our final forum in our End of Life Choices series was always going to be full of differing views and some lively discussion.  A packed house on Tuesday 12 February…