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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Upcoming Conferences

    29 November 2018

    Oceanic Palliative Care Conference 2019:  10-13 September Registrations are now open for the inaugural Oceanic Palliative Care Conference which will be held in Perth in September next year.  PCWA are…

  5. Aboriginal Health Worker wins Leadership and Innovation Award

    29 November 2018

    Congratulations to Kimika Lee of Broome, winner of the Horizon Power Leadership and Innovation Award at the recent WA Regional Achievement and Community Awards.  Kimika is an Aboriginal Health Worker,…

  6. Vale – Dr Douglas MacAdam

    29 November 2018

    We recognise the passing of Dr Douglas McAdam who was a pioneer of palliative care medicine in Western Australia.  Dr MacAdam died on 17 October. Douglas Macadam was a remarkable…

  7. CEO Roundtable – September 2018

    29 November 2018

    In September we hosted the last roundtable of the year with Federal Minister Hon Ken Wyatt.  Topics included the Parliamentary report on End of Life Choices, Palliative care issues in…

  8. End of Life Choices Forum Series

    29 November 2018

    In October we held the first of three forums exploring the recommendations within the My Life My Choice report in greater detail.  The first forum, focussing on the palliative care recommendations…

  9. 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…

  10. 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 journals.sagepub.com/home/pmj Achieving one’s preferred place of death is often…