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  1. New Resource for Health Professionals

    26 April 2022

    WA Department of Health has released a new resource for health professionals, staff and organisations who care for people with end-of-life and palliative care needs. The End-of-Life and Palliative Care…

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    AHD Guide Consultation

    14 December 2021

    The End-of-Life Care Program at WA Department of Health is seeking input into the development of a guide which will assist people to complete the revised WA Advance Health Directive….

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    Paediatric Palliative Care in WA

    14 December 2021

    WA Health recently launched two documents related to paediatric palliative care – Western Australian Paediatric Strategy for End-of-Life and Palliative Care 2021-2028 and the Western Australian Optimal Paediatric Palliative Care Pathway….

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    New Community Resource

    19 August 2021

    Palliative Care WA and the Advance Care Planning WA Consortium are pleased to announce the development of an important new tool to encourage more members of the WA community to…

  5. Final Footprints

    12 August 2021

    During this year’s NAIDOC Week Palliative Care Australia launched a new video resource called Final Footprints: My Culture, My Kinship, My Country that examines safe and appropriate ways to approach the challenging subject of death and…

  6. Where do Older Australians Die?

    12 August 2021

    There is a new report available from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare that presents one method for identifying where older Australians die. Knowing where people die is an…

  7. Join our Palliative Care Helpline team

    4 August 2021

    Would you like to join our Palliative Care Helpline team? Funded by WA Health, the Helpline provides Western Australians with non-clinical information, resources and support on any issues to do…

  8. Palliative Care and VAD Coexisiting in WA forum

    4 May 2021

    We would like to say thank you to everyone who joined us online for last week’s sector forum Palliative Care and VAD Coexisiting in WA. When the post-lockdown transition requirements…

  9. COVID-19 and Grief, Bereavement and Mental Health

    15 December 2020

    Palliative Care Australia have recently released a new outcomes paper Palliative Care and COVID-19: Grief, Bereavement and Mental Health which provides recommendations for policy makers, health and aged care leaders…

  10. Palli8 campaign

    29 September 2020

    Palliative Care Australia has launched a new campaign aimed at recognising that it is essential palliative care be recognised as core business for all aged care providers. As Australia’s population…