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Health Professional Resources

Assessing the need for Palliative Care

Advance care planning

Symptoms

Planning for a home/community death

The Dying Patient

Paediatric Palliative Care

See http://palliativecare.org.au/children

For all paediatric palliative care drugs and doses : http://www.appm.org.uk/resources/APPM+Master+Formulary+2017+-+4th+edition.pdf

Providing Palliative Care for Aboriginal patients

Information to be provided

Further training/education in Palliative Care

Information to be provided

Equipment available to palliative care clients and families in Darwin

Territory Palliative Care have a small stock of equipment which is funded through the Top End Health Service.

The equipment is loaned out to the patient and family and then recovered after the patient no longer needs the equipment.

The equipment includes walkers, wheelchairs, cushions, shower commodes and chairs and hospital beds for a limited timeframe.

The equipment service is coordinated by the Occupational Therapist and CNM. The service enables clients to remain at home for as long as is possible and provides comfort and safety for the clients. The clients need to be registered with Territory Palliative Care in order to receive these services.

Alternative suppliers of equipment for hire in Darwin include:

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