Resources for Workforce Development

The National Palliative Care Strategy

The National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 – Supporting Australians to Live Well at the End of Life (the Strategy) represents the combined commitments of the Australian, state and territory governments, palliative care service providers and community based organisations. It guides the development and implementation of palliative care policies, strategies and services across Australia.

National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 (274 kb pdf)
National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 (HTML)
 
Evaluation of the strategy was undertaken to determine relevance and useability.

Evaluation of the National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 - Supporting Australians to Live Well at the End of Life (891kb word)
Evaluation of the National Palliative Care Strategy 2010 - Supporting Australians to Live Well at the End of Life (1.30MB pdf)

Palliative Care Workforce Development Framework

The Framework has been drafted and continues to be refined following feedback from stakeholders. It includes a palliative care workforce development model (draft). For further information and to provide feedback, email pcc4u@qut.edu.au

Palliative Care Guidelines for the Aged Care Sector

In 2017, backed by the Australian Department of Health, CareSearch at Flinders University launched updated and revised content of the Guidelines for a Palliative Approach in Residential Aged Care (APRAC) and Guidelines for a Palliative Approach for Aged Care in the Community Setting (COMPAC) to provide Evidence and Practice support information and resources to support people caring for older Australians approaching the end of their life. This guidance is provided online at palliAGED.com.au.

Palliative Care Australia – The National Standards and Service Development Guidelines

National Palliative Care Standards (371kb pdf) 
Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines (340kb pdf)
Background report to the Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines (741kb pdf)

 

Last updated 11 May 2018