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  1. caring@home

    11 July 2019

    Palliative Care WA were pleased to welcome Professor Liz Reymond and Dr Karen Cooper from the caring@home project to our recent quarterly forum. A national palliative care project, caring@home has been developed and implemented by the Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative and funded by the Commonwealth Government. caring@home aims to improve the quality of palliative care […]

  2. Revised Palliative Caring booklet now available

    12 March 2019

    A revised edition of the highly popular Palliative Caring booklet is now available.  Launched at today’s quarterly palliative care forum, Palliative Care WA’s CEO Lana Glogowski said “this latest review has been culmination of nearly a year’s work by a working group drawn from across the sector.  Recognising the usefulness of this resource as a […]

  3. Resources

    29 November 2018

    Improve quality of end of life care for older Australians The ELDAC ‘Working Together’ toolkit has been developed to assist aged care providers to create or enhance linkages across the aged, primary and palliative care sectors. Working together can reduce avoidable hospitalisations and shorten length of hospital stays for older Australians receiving community or residential […]

  4. Resource:  Supported decision-making

    27 August 2018

    This handbook focuses on how to support and help people living to dementia to make decisions about their lives.  It is designed as a guide for people living with dementia, their family members, supporters and the broader community. The handbook is drawn from a number of interviews with people living with dementia, their family members […]

  5. Palliative Caring Western Australia – booklet review

    27 August 2018

    PCWA is leading a working group of cross-sector representatives to review this booklet, last edited in 2014.  Over the past four years more than 10,000 copies have been distributed to consumers and service providers, the majority of which have been distributed through service providers. The demand for this publication continues to increase and we are […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. Updated National Palliative Care Standards and Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines released

    4 July 2017

    The 5th edition of the National Palliative Care Standards (the Standards) and the Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines (the Guidelines) are now available. The Standards have been developed to be utilised by specialist palliative care services to support the delivery of high quality palliative care for the person receiving care, their family and carers. The 5th Edition of the Standards has […]


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