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  1. WA CEO Roundtable on Palliative Care meets with Ken Wyatt, Aged Care Minister

    2 October 2018

    The CEO Roundtable on Palliative Care provides high level advice to State and Federal Government on palliative care issues in WA. The Roundtable is facilitated by Palliative Care WA with CEO’s drawn from PCWA member organisations within the health and community service sectors. On September 7 2018, the Roundtable met with Federal Minister for Senior Australians […]

  2. Palliative care sector welcomes the recommendations from the End of Life Choices Report

    29 August 2018

    Last night a packed room of representatives from the palliative care sector welcomed the release of the WA Parliament Select Committee End of Life Choices Report at a forum, hosted by Palliative Care WA, to understand and discuss the findings and recommendations. Guest speaker, Ms Amber-Jade Sanderson, MLA and Chair of the Committee gave the […]

  3. Renew your membership now

    27 August 2018

    Have you renewed your membership to Palliative Care WA? Our effort to attract new members and retain existing members is tracking at 75 % of target.  As the peak body for palliative care in Western Australia we rely on the support of individuals and organisations to continue to operate as a peak body and ensure […]

  4. Palliative Care WA Advance Care Planning Community Workshops

    27 August 2018

    In the first half of 2018, Palliative Care WA delivered 16 Advance Care Planning (ACP) Community Workshops and presentations in the Peel region, Albany, Bunbury, Busselton, Chittering, Midland and the Perth Metropolitan area.  We have also delivered workshops to culturally and linguistically diverse groups. Our highly interactive workshops outline and explain Advance Care Planning and […]

  5. Vale:  Bernadette Lloyd

    27 August 2018

    We recognise and commemorate the life and work of social worker Bernadette Lloyd who died earlier this year after an eight-month journey with cancer. Bernadette began her journey in palliative care work at the Cottage Hospice, Shenton Park where she worked until it closed.   Following this, she moved to Bethesda Hospital’s palliative care unit. Bernadette […]

  6. PCWA Quarterly Palliative Care Forums

    27 August 2018

    Spotlight on Paediatric and Adolescent Palliative Care After the long, awaited opening of the new Perth Children’s Hospital, our next quarterly forum will highlight the WA Paediatric Palliative Care Service, as well as allied services offering holistic and compassionate care to children and their families who live in Western Australia with a life-limiting condition. With an impressive […]

  7. WA End of Life Choices Parliamentary Committee Report Released

    27 August 2018

    Join us to discuss the report tomorrow The WA Parliament’s Joint Select Committee on End of Life Choices released their report last Thursday, 23 August.  Limited places are still available to join us at a sector-wide forum tomorrow (Tuesday, 28 August) to understand and discuss the interim findings and recommendations.  The forum will include a […]

  8. Have your say – review of Carers Recognition Act 2004

    27 August 2018

    The Department of Communities is undertaking a review of the Carers Recognition Act 2004 and is seeking feedback from carers, community members and other stakeholders.  The closing date for feedback has been extended to 31 August 2018. For more information and to access the online feedback format please visit the Department of Communities website.  

  9. 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 […]

  10. Education Sessions – Childhood Grief

    27 August 2018

    Lionheart Camp for Kids are seeking expressions of interest in attending courses on bereavement counselling run by the National Centre for Childhood Grief. If more than 10 people are interested in attending training, they will consider running sessions in Perth.  If you are interested in attending this training please contact Shelly at Lionheart Camp for […]

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