Patients and carers need information

Experiencing a need for palliative care can be overwhelming and stressful. Access to information you can trust is important. When you have a life-limiting illness there are things to consider, this could be for you or for those around you. There is information here that can help in making informed choices.

What is palliative care

Learn what palliative care can provide for you and who is involved.

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Living with illness

Find reliable information to help you make informed decisions.

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Symptoms and medicines

Understand common changes and medicines in palliative care.

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How to care

Find resources to help you care for someone with a life-limiting illness.

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At the end

Learn what to expect and how to prepare for the last few days of life.

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Bereavement, grief and loss

Read about ways to cope and where to get help at this difficult time.

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Finding services and support

Find out about palliative care services and providers in your state.

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Learn where to find reliable information about COVID-19.

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Patients and carer resources

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Last updated 02 August 2021