Allied Health and Palliative Care


Allied health professionals care for people with palliative care needs in specialist palliative care settings, acute and subacute inpatient settings and in the community and residential aged care facilities. 

Here, you can find out more about considerations for practice for allied health professionals working in palliative care, in the context of specific settings, and also about the various allied health disciplines' roles in palliative care.

For an overview of the context of allied health practice in the Australian setting see also Allied Health in Australia and its Role in Palliative Care (935kb pdf) a whitepaper developed as part of the CareSearch Engagement Project 2017-2020.