Patients, Carers and Families

Palliative care will affect all of us at some stage in our lives whether as a patient, carer, family member, neighbour or friend. Trustworthy information helps us understand, plan and care.

How to Care

Information on the practical things that can help daily life.

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About Palliative Care

What is palliative care and why is it important?

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Living with Illness

Information on living with illness, and changes over time.

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Specific Groups

Some groups have specific needs such as older or homeless people.

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Bereavement, Grief, Loss

Information on how to manage after someone has died.

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Using Online Information

Learn more about how to search for quality information.

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At the End

What happens when someone is nearing the end of life?

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Finding Services

Information on national and state services.

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Latest Articles and Updates

A new mobile app "AllowMe!" to assist people to create a community of care around a person at the end of life

A guest blog post from Liz Callaghan, CEO, Palliative Care Australia

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Carers and caring at the end of life

A guest blog post from Dr Jennifer Tieman, CareSearch Director, Discipline Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University

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Video - Information for Carers

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Print Materials

Find fact sheets and brochures to answer your questions and support your palliative care needs.
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