Australian Resources

These Australian resources are referred to in the RAC pages. They are organised into a the following areas:

Government websites and policies

State government resources

National palliative care program

Australian professional organisations

Australian support organisations

Australian online education programs and learning institutions

  • Australian Indigenous Health Infonet has information on health topics including dementia and elder care access to resources, research and journals
  • CareSearch has a list of appraised online and web-based learning modules relevant to palliative care in residential aged care setting
  • Dementia Training Study Centres website has information regarding resources which includes online pages and downloadable learning materials
  • Lowitja institute is the National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research and provides pages on current research projects and resources for education, research and training
  • MND Aware is an online training program providing 26 modules developed for health workers provding care to people with MND. Modules 10-19 cover symptom mangement and are particularly relevant to nurses working in RAC.
  • University of Wollongong has a Dementia Education online unit
  • Wound Healing Institute Australia (WHIA) offers on line education in wound care and prevention. Fees apply.

Australian academic journals

 

Last updated 20 February 2017