For everyone

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

  • To learn more about Palliative care and how to care for someone ACT Health provide a booklet a guide to Care for those with a terminal condition (751kb pdf).This offers practical advice around honouring the choices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT.
  • When given a palliative care diagnosis, you may be wondering ‘what’s happening to me?’ This webpage explains more about palliative care and things that can be done.
  • There are many online resources about palliative care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Hearing other people’s experiences can often help Visit Online information and stories.

Cultural and linguistically diverse people

  • To learn more about palliative care in Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, Italian or Mandarin see the CareSearch Videos.
  • Dementia Australia have resources about dementia in a variety of languages.
  • To access translated health information, Health translations allows you to search their database of resources for information in your language. You can start by searching for ‘palliative care’.
  • Palliative Care Victoria has information sheets about palliative care in different community languages: Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Croatian, Dutch, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese, and Yiddish.
  • Palliative Care Australia has factsheets in 21 languages: Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, English, Farsi, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

Living with intellectual disability

Rural and remote areas

Last updated 02 August 2021