Location and context can influence care

Palliative care can be provided in different places such as hospitals or aged facilities of within a specific context such as care for children with a life limiting illness.

Specialist palliative care

Palliative care services have teams with specialised skills, competencies, experience, and training.Read more

Acute care

Acute care responds to life-threatening emergencies and acute exacerbation of chronic illnesses.Read more

Primary health care

Primary health care is the first point of contact with the health system for patients and communities.

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Paediatric palliative care aims to provide the best quality of life for the baby, child or young adult and their family. Read more

Aged care

Providing care for older people coming to the end of their life is a critical part of aged care.Read more

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