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Palliative care

Are all persons’ palliative care needs the same or similar?

Every journey is unique, and not all people living with a life-limiting illness need palliative care. Services required depend on the type and intensity of […]

Palliative care

Where is palliative care provided?

Palliative care may be provided in a variety of settings depending upon availability of services, and individual choice. Settings include: person’s home; community-based facilities; residential […]

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Palliative Care within residential aged care

Some but not all residential aged care homes offer residents a wide range of health care services including specialist palliative care. When considering options for […]

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Myths and facts about palliative care

Sadly, there are misleading myths about palliative care that need to be debunked. Transparent, honest communication together with accurate, evidence-based information and timely planning will […]

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Pediatric palliative care

Children and young people living with a life-limiting condition are offered palliative care with the consent of the person and their family. This is an […]

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Palliative care and oncology

Palliative care may be offered at any point during the cancer care process, from diagnosis to the end-of-life. People may receive cancer treatment while receiving […]

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Massage therapy in palliative care

Why is touch important? Massage therapists trained in palliative care massage have a flexible approach that allows them to always meet the needs of persons. […]

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What can you expect from your palliative care service providers?

Palliative care standards in Australia Health care professionals providing specialist or generalist palliative care services in Australia adhere to the National Palliative Care Standards. These […]

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Multilingual Resources

Fact Sheet – How Palliative Care Can Help Palliative Care Australia, in collaboration with Palliative Care Victoria, has published a fact sheet called ‘How Palliative […]