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  1. Tree of Life at RDH Hospice

    15 September 2018

    At Royal Darwin Hospital’s hospice in April, a beautiful forest began to grow. Seventy trees by seventy members of the palliative care community were drawn through a series of therapeutic workshops. The Tree of Life process used was derived from Narrative and Music Therapy, and was adapted to incorporate art making to allow participants to […]

  2. Palliative care sector welcomes the recommendations from the End of Life Choices Report

    29 August 2018

    Last night a packed room of representatives from the palliative care sector welcomed the release of the WA Parliament Select Committee End of Life Choices Report at a forum, hosted by Palliative Care WA, to understand and discuss the findings and recommendations. Guest speaker, Ms Amber-Jade Sanderson, MLA and Chair of the Committee gave the […]

  3. Dying2Learn

    16 May 2018

    Dying2Learn is a FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that aims to provide all Australians the opportunity to learn and talk about death, dying, and palliative care. It is a place to learn, overcome the uneasiness in talking about dying and death, and share insights with the wider community. This online course will run from […]

  4. Are you good to go?

    17 April 2018

    Palliative Care WA has been delivering our popular advance care planning community workshops in the Peel region in February and March.  We have had over 100 attendees to our workshops in Mandurah, Pinjarra and Murray.  The workshops are highly interactive and we have had great feedback from attendees.  We have two more workshops planned for […]

  5. CareSearch engagement project

    17 April 2018

    CareSearch is currently calling for expressions of interest from community members to get involved in a new project to extend the reach of CareSearch and palliAGED. CareSearch is particularly interested in hearing from patients, carers, families and those involved in allied health and aged care. The need for palliative care will affect most of us at some stage in our life […]

  6. New End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) website

    17 April 2018

    The new End of Life Directions for Aged Care website has been launched.  The ELDAC project aims to improve the care of older Australians. Health professionals and aged care workers can access information, guidance, and resources to support palliative care and advance care planning for older people and their families. On the website you can download tool […]

  7. National Palliative Care Week Breakfast 2018

    17 April 2018

    Please join us on 22 May at the annual breakfast to celebrate National Palliative Care Week 2018. There is a lot happening in palliative care and advance care planning at a state and national level in 2018 so come along and catch up on all the new initiatives including the launch of the new and much […]

  8. Updated National Palliative Care Standards and Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines released

    4 July 2017

    The 5th edition of the National Palliative Care Standards (the Standards) and the Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines (the Guidelines) are now available. The Standards have been developed to be utilised by specialist palliative care services to support the delivery of high quality palliative care for the person receiving care, their family and carers. The 5th Edition of the Standards has […]


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