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The Australian Government has asked caring@home to develop resources to support the preparedness of palliative care service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources are now available for order (see blue button right).

 

caring@home aims to improve the quality of palliative care service delivery across Australia. Resources are available to support people to be cared for and to die at home, if that is their choice. Resources are applicable Australia-wide for community service providers, health care professionals and carers to support carers to help manage breakthrough symptoms safely using subcutaneous medicines. This project has been extended to 31 March, 2021.

 

  • One year on...

    *  3,500 caring@home carer packages distributed

        to health professionals

    *  3,800 caring@home downloads of palliMEDS

        app for prescribers

    *  1,700 downloads of Guidelines for the handling

        of palliative care medicines in community services

  

Clinical viewpoints

UPDATED - Implementation of the caring@home resources in the ACT
UPDATED - Implementation of the caring@home resources in the ACT

UPDATED - Implementation of the caring@home resources in the ACT

Rachel Bilton-Simek, Palliative Education Coordinator from Clare Holland House in Canberra reports on her experience in implementing the caring@home resources into practice across the ACT. 

National Palliative Care Strategy and Projects: Enabling Better Care
National Palliative Care Strategy and Projects: Enabling Better Care

National Palliative Care Strategy and Projects: Enabling Better Care

Professor Jen Tieman, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University and CareSearch Director writes about the National Palliative Care Stategy and nationally-funded palliative care projects and how these are enabling better palliative care.

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