The End of Life Directions in Aged Care project has developed toolkits to guide end of life care according to the setting of care.
- Therapeutic Guidelines: Palliative Care (subscription required)
An overview of palliative care
- For GPs, CareSearch
Resource that addresses the reality of palliative care for GPs
- palliAGEDgp app (available as an app or online)
Smartphone app for GPs to support care of older palliative patients living at home or in residential care. It includes terminal prescribing advice.
Developed by NPS MedicineWise for caring@home, familiarises 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. Also includes an opioid calculator tool.
- Primary Health Networks (PHNs)
Primary Health Networks are supporting primary care to improve care delivery and care coordination in the community. There six agreed priorities for targeted work by PHNs and aged care is one of these. Contact your local PHN to find out what resources they have available for aged care and end-of-life care.
These videos were produced for the palliAGED or the Decision Assist projects
Page updated 06 November 2019