Advance care planning allows a person to express their wishes so that if in the future they are unable to speak for themselves their preferences are still known.
Advance Care Planning Australia
This is a comprehensive site that provides information for health professionals and links to state and territory legislation.
The Advance Project
The Advance Project offers an evidence-based toolkit of screening and assessment tools, and an online training activity for GPs to support the provision of palliative care and advance care planning (ACP) in everyday general practice. The online training activity for general practitioners has been accredited by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
ACPTalk provides informational support for health professionals conducting advance care planning with people from different religious and cultural backgrounds.
End of Life Law in Australia
The End of Life Law for Clinicians website provides access to information about Australian laws relating to death, dying and decision-making at the end of life.
The ELDAC Project has a Legal Toolkit that provides practical information about the law at end of life for the aged care sector dealing with commonly encountered clinical and care issues.
Page updated 06 November 2019