Palliative Care information and resources

Palliative Care information and resources

 

The Palliative Care Education Directory (PaCE)

Using an App on a smartphone, tablet or desktop, educators and health and aged care providers can access the PaCE resource directory. Have ready access to palliative care education and training resources provided by the Collaborative and other National Palliative Care Projects (NPCPs).

 


Supporting Inclusive End of Life Care Companion Guides

The ELDAC (End of Life Directions for Aged Care) Supporting Inclusive End of Life Care companion guides are designed to assist aged care providers to offer culturally safe and inclusive end of life care by providing information, guidance and links to key resources. The companion guides support key resources developed by the Australian Government Department of Health: Aged Care Diversity FrameworkProvider Action Plans and the Specialisation Verification Framework

The companion guides are not stand-alone resources and should be used in conjunction with these essential documents. These are available for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples; Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People; and LGBTQI+ People. 

Visit the ELDAC website for more information.

 

Community Resources


Palliative Care Victoria (PCV)  Provides comprehensive information about Palliative Care for the community, including dowloadable audio and written materials in 17 languages. 

PCV has developed factsheets for CALD communities on How Palliative Care Can Help. These simple fact sheets are available in more than 20 languages and are downloadable and printable. 


The Centre for Palliative Care  provides access to education (including a range of webinars which are available to view FREE on demand), as well as research articles for carers, community and clinicians.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care Ensuring that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients feel culturally safe and receive culturally responsive care is a key responsibility of everyone. The resources available from this webiste have been designed by Aboriginal people.


The Palliative Care Clinic Box draws on 18-months of nationwide consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, and health professionals in specialist and generalist palliative care services. It contains a range of hard copy resources for families, health professionals, and clinical services to support families managing a range of symptoms, including safely giving subcutaneous medicines. Appropriate resources can be selected from the Clinic Box to meet the needs of individual families. The Caring@Home Palliative Care Clinic Box can be ordered for FREE from www.caringathomeproject.com.au.