Standard caring@home resources for carers and families

Standard caring@home resources, applicable Australia-wide for clinical services, health professionals and carers and families.

**It is recommended when providing resources to carers, that they are printed in colour.

**It is recommended when providing resources to carers, that they are printed in colour. 

To support families to give subcutaneous medicines

Educate yourself

  • Online education modules - The two online education modules are aimed at educating health professionals about the caring@home resources and how they can be used to teach carers to help manage breakthrough symptoms safely using subcutaneous medicines.
  • How to make a carers' package - A guide on how to make a carers package from downloaded materials. (292kb pdf)
  • palliMEDS - An app to familiarise primary care prescribers with eight palliative care medicines that have been endorsed by the Australian & New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM) for management of terminal symptoms.
  • caring@home app and caring@home Indigenous app - To assist health professionals supporting families, carers and patient, this purpose built app gives easy, quick and offline access to resources to support palliative care symptom management at home
  • Introducing caring@home resources PowerPoint This presentation may be used when introducing the caring@home resources into your service. (4MB ppt)
  • Conducting education for a carer PowerPoint - This presentation can be used to conduct face-to-face education sessions with nurses rather than requiring nurses to complete the online education modules developed as a part of the caring@home resources. (12MB ppt)


Page last updated 19 May 2023