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caring@home for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Aim

The aim of caring@home for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People is to improve palliative care service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by tailoring existing caring@home resources to support people to be cared for at home during the final stage of their life, if that is their choice.

Resources

Tailored resources will be applicable Australia-wide for clinical services, health professionals and families to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to help manage breakthrough symptoms safely using subcutaneous medicines for a person who chooses to remain at home for the final stage of their life. 

Activities

caring@home for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People will:

  • Develop tailored carer resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and patients based on extensive consultation
  • Provide information and education for health professionals
  • Undertake a national rollout of the resources via communication and marketing activities

Funding

This project is funded by the Australian Government until 2023.

Project Consortium

This project is conducted by a consortium involving Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, Palliative Care Australia and led by Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative. Read more...

 
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Page last updated 20 October 2020