Workplace Resources

You can use these reosurces in your workplace to build awareness and to support change.

Learn About Policy and Position Statements

End-of-Life Care, Part B - Organisational Prerequisites
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) has sections on:
  • Leadership and governance
  • Education and training
  • Supervision and support for interdisciplinary team members
  • Systems to support high quality care
  • Evaluation, audit and feedback
End-of-life care and the NSQHS standards (931kb pdf) 
ACSQHC Fact Sheet on end of life care

National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (1.6MB pdf)
ACQQHC, 2012. Sydney

Standards for Providing Quality Palliative Care for all Australians (633kb pdf)
Palliative Care Australia

Palliative and End of Life Care: A blueprint for improvement (820kb pdf)
NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation

Statewide strategy for end of life care 2015 (640kb pdf), Queensland Health

Victoria's end of life and palliative care framework, Vic Health

Read About Specific Topics

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care

Cultural competency in the delivery of health services for indigenous people
Closing the gap: AIHW

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

Palliative Care Resources
Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

A framework for cultural competence (for the health sector) (253kb pdf)
Centre for Cultural, Ethnicity and Health

Associate Professor Brian Le, Communication at the end of life
Palliative Care Victoria

Team Work

Watch Improve Teamwork and Communication
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2014

Building Awareness

Download and print a poster for the team room: Infographic: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care

Encourage colleagues to do the Education modules

Forward the End-of-life Essentials newsletters to your team