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  1. What do we think of ageing and aged care?

    27 July 2020

    The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was established in response to significant problems with aged care services in Australia. A national survey of Australian adults was conducted…

  2. Consumer awareness campaign proven effective

    23 January 2020

    Evaluation results have proved that You only die once, Australia’s first Advance Care Planning consumer awareness campaign was highly successful. The primary purpose of this campaign, which was delivered in…

  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. Dementia Carers Unprepared and Distressed by End-of-Life Decisions

    29 November 2018

    New international research from Advance Care Planning Australia reveals that dementia carers need more support and guidance to navigate end-of-life care for their loved one. Recently published by internationally renowned…

  5. Research, Data and Articles

    29 November 2018

    Looking for some data on Palliative Care? The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration is a national palliative care project funded by the Australian Government Department of Health that collects data across…

  6. The ‘safe death’: An ethnographic study exploring the perspectives of rural palliative care patients and family caregivers

    29 November 2018

    Rainsford S, Phillips CB, Glasgow NJ, MacLeod RD, Wiles RB. Palliative Medicine Sept 2018; 1-9. Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1177/0269216318800613 Achieving one’s preferred place of death is often…

  7. Providing palliative care at the end of life: should health professionals fear regulation?

    29 November 2018

    End of Life Law in Australia have recently published an article exploring the regulatory framework governing this area, the extent to which health professionals actions have been scrutinised, and the consequences.

  8. Research:  General practice palliative care: patient and carer expectations, advance care plans and place of death – a systematic review

    27 August 2018

    This paper, the second in a series of five, explores patient and carer expectations of the role of GPs and GPNs at end of life, their contribution to advance care…