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The Role of Health Professionals

Your care may be given by a team. A palliative care team may include many people who work in health. Some of them are:

Doctors

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Nurses

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Social workers

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Occupational therapists and physiotherapists

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Psychologists

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Bereavement Counsellors

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Paramedics

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Pastoral Care Workers

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Pharmacists

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Volunteers

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Dietitians

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Speech Pathologists

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Music therapists

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

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Other health professionals

  • Complementary therapists can help to improve your quality of life
  • Case managers are sometimes assigned to help coordinate care.
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Return to the Who Provides Palliative Care page


Last updated 13 July 2016*