End-of-Life Care

Information on end-of-life care in the primary care setting is difficult to obtain—which makes it difficult to support primary health practitioners in providing optimal care for patients and their families, says the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

The majority of end-of-life care is provided in the community by general practitioners and other primary care services, whether they recognise end-of-life or not.

This Issues Brief from the Deeble Institute of Health Policy Research makes...

‘Advance Care Planning, or ACP, can be a great gesture of love to your family and close friends’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. This week is National Advance Care Planning Week (16–22 April...

‘The new End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) website— www.eldac.com.au —provides many paths to practical and useful information for palliative care and advance care planning’, says Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief...

To celebrate National Carers Week 2017 the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has re-launched the Palliative Care Online Training Portal, funded by the Australian Government. The Portal provides free non-clinical interactive training...

‘End-of-life care in Australia needs a rethink in order to improve it’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. Ms Verhoeven was responding to today’s release of an Improving end-of-life care in...