Resources selected for people with palliative care needs
Experiencing a need for palliative care can be overwhelming and stressful. Access to information you can trust is important. In the following we list a number of resources that you might find helpful.
If you need help now:
Living with illness
Changes over time
Continuing to work
Anxiety and depression
The hard thing about being cared for
Would it help to talk with someone
Why is communication important?
Communicating with Health Professionals
- Dying to Talk discussion starters encourage Australians of all ages and levels of health to talk about dying.
- From Cancer Australia, a resource developed to help people with metastatic (secondary) cancer talk about how palliative care might help them to live as well as possible when cancer has spread ‘Finding the Words'.
- The Cancer Council NSW has information on Talking about dying.
- The UK website healthtalk has a section on Living with dying with interviews with people who are dying, talking about their different feelings and experiences.
Talking with children
Advance care planning
Page updated 12 January 2024