Profession Resources

There are many resources for professional groups to support end-of-life care.

Dietitians

Dietitians in palliative care
CareSearch information for Allied Heath Section

Nutrition and Palliative Care (Ms Melissa Scattergood)
Palliative Care Bridge

Nurses

Competency Standards for Specialist Palliative Care Nursing Practice
Palliative Care Nurses Australia

CRANAplus Position Statement on Palliative Care (1.69MB pdf)

Information for Nurses Section
CareSearch website

Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapists in palliative care
CareSearch Information for Allied Heath Section

Code of conduct
Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

Occupational therapy in palliative care: position paper
Occupational Therapy Australia, 2015

Physicians

Improving Care at the End of Life: Our Roles and Responsibilities (1.04MB pdf)
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians , May 2016

End-of-Life care: Let's talk
The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, 2016

Medical Decision Making and the ethics Behind it (Associate Professor Richard Chye)
Palliative Care Bridge

ANZSPM Quality End of Life Care Position Statement

Physiotherapists

Physiotherapists in palliative care
CareSearch Information for Allied Heath Section

Psychologists

Psychologists in palliative care
CareSearch Information for Allied Heath Section

Social Workers

Social workers in palliative care
CareSearch Information for Allied Heath Section

Speech Pathologists

Speech Pathologists in palliative care
CareSearch Information for Allied Heath Section

10 minutes with Laura Chahda (Speech Pathologist)
Palliative Care Australia

Speech pathology and palliative care (Prudence Ellis)
Palliative Care Bridge