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Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Directives SA

This South Australian Government site provides downloadable forms and DIY kits to complete an Advanced Care Directive (ACD), plus additional information about ACDs in South Australia.

Advance Care Planning Australia

Advance Care Planning Australia is a national program that provides information and resources to individuals, care workers and healthcare professionals about planning for end-of-life.

Learning: Advance Care Planning Australia

Online and face to face courses provided by Advance Care Planning Australia designed to support aged care workers, health professionals and the general public to learn more about advance care planning.

Start2Talk

Start2Talk, run by Dementia Australia, provides background information to advanced care planning as well as helpful guides and other resources.

Dying to talk

Dying to Talk aims to reach into the community to normalise early conversations about the end of life, rather than waiting until more time critical or medical focused discussions need to occur. The resources have been developed to help Australians work out what’s right for them if they were very sick or at the end of their lives.

Compassionate Communities

Compassionate Communities Network aims to promote and integrate social approaches to dying, death and bereavement in the everyday life of individuals and communities.

Paediatric Palliative Care

This website provides practical information about paediatric palliative care to families who have a child with a life-limiting illness, as well as the people who support them.

Palliative Care Plans (discontinued)

“Palliative Care Plans” have been superseded by Advance Care Directives and 7 Step Pathways in community settings and hospitals. This is a result of feedback from aged care and health sectors.

There is no longer a need for PCSA’s Palliative Care Plan & we will be transitioning out of using this document as from 30th January 2020

Education and training

AHHA: Online training in Palliative Care for Aged Care

An online training program designed to improve skills and confidence in delivering palliative care as a community care worker, carer, volunteer, family member or health professional.

General

Office of the Public Advocate SA

The Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) exists to promote the rights and interests of people who may need assistance with decision making. The OPA is also the first contact for any dispute regarding ACDs in SA.

Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner South Australia (HCSCC)

For complaints about provision of palliative care or regarding non-compliance with ACDs.

Gather My Crew

A free resource for palliative patients or carers to activate a ‘support crew’ to help ease their workload. An online platform where tasks or activities can be requested so friends and family are able to assist.

Australian Indigenous Health Network (Palliative Care)

This site provides information, resources and links to organisations which are relevant to the end of life care of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It includes information on culturally appropriate palliative care, as well as cultural perspectives on dying, death, grief and sorry business in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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To donate please call 08 8271 1643 or click the link below

Become a Member

To become a member of PCSA call 08 8271 1643 or click the link below

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