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 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 professionals and carers to support carers to help manage breakthrough symptoms safely using subcutaneous medicines. 

 

  • 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

Anticipation of patient needs as end of life approaches
Anticipation of patient needs as end of life approaches

Anticipation of patient needs as end of life approaches

Debbie Kirkup, Nurse Practitioner from Metro South Palliative Care Service in Brisbane, Queensland recounts a recent patient and carer journey using the caring@home resources.  

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