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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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,…

  7. 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…

  8. Albany – ‘the best place to die’

    27 August 2018

    Earlier this month (August 2018) Albany was in the spotlight as the ABC reported Albany, in WA’s south west as being ‘the best place to die’. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-08-10/albany-claims-it-is-best-place-to-die-wa/10090048

  9. 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…

  10. 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…