About Us

CareSearch is the online source for evidence on palliative care for all Australians.

For 10 years CareSearch have been enabling health and aged care professionals, patients, carers and families to make informed decisions by providing access to trustworthy information and best available evidence.

CareSearch does the valuable work of continuously identifying, evaluating, synthesising and disseminating trustworthy information and best available evidence on palliative care.

The website has sections designed specifically for health practitioners, aged care providers, patients and their carers and family. All materials in CareSearch has been checked for quality by Australian health professionals.

Find out more about CareSearch in this infographic (901kb pdf) and the work that we do (323kb pdf). Watch our latest videos to learn more about how our work helps clinicians, researchers, policy makers and educators and researchers.

You can also download our 10th anniversary publication CareSearch@10: Making palliative care evidence evident (5.47MB pdf) or order a free print version via our order form

CareSearch: 10 years of making palliative care evidence evident. CareSearch is the online source for evidence on palliative care for all Australians

Our history

The project that created CareSearch palliative care knowledge network began in July 2006. The CareSearch website was launched in May 2008.

Many people and organisations contributed to the development of these resources and the CareSearch team continues to update and extend this work. In these pages you can: CareSearch is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. The funding is provided to enable the provision of evidence based palliative care information and materials to everyone. The funder does not influence editorial policies or quality processes. The site does not host or receive funding from advertising or from the display of commercial content.

Last updated 22 October 2018