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Events April 1 2019

National Advance Care Planning Week 2019

Save the date: 1 – 5 April 2019. National Advance Care Planning Week is an annual initiative by Advance Care Planning Australia that encourages all Australians, regardless of their age or health status, to make […]

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Policy and Publications

Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) has produced updated Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines which replace two previous guidelines: Palliative Care Service Provision in Australia: A Planning Guide; and A Guide to Palliative Care Service Development: A Population-Based Approach.

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Policy and Publications

Palliative Care 2030 - Working towards the future of quality palliative care for all

Palliative Care 2030 outlines guiding principles to assist the health, disability and aged care sectors, governments and the general community, to plan and prepare for the future where Australians will live longer, demand an improved quality of life, and access to high quality palliative care when living with a life-limiting illness.

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Dying to Talk Discussion Starter

Use the Dying to Talk Discussion Starter to talk to your family and friends about your end-of-life wishes.

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Dementia and palliative care discussion paper

This discussion paper provides guidance for health professionals on palliative and end-of-life care for people with dementia and those who support them.

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Paediatric Palliative Care Resources

Our resources provide practical information about paediatric palliative care to families who have a child with a life-limiting illness, as well as the people who support them. Information is also available for health professionals to better support families and provide quality paediatric palliative care.

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National Palliative Care Week

What Matters Most?

National Palliative Care Week is an annual awareness raising week organised by Palliative Care Australia.

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