Resources and Links

Links to resources & organisations

COTA Vic and Australia Submissions

2017 COTA Victoria Voluntary Assisted Dying Submission

2015 COTA Victoria Inquiry into End of Life Choices Submission

2015 COTA Victoria End of life Care Framework Submission

COTA Australia Submission on Dying with Dignity

COTA Australia Submission on Palliative Care

Read, watch, listen, connect

Compassionate Communities

Being Mortal: Frontline explores the intersection of life, death, medicine and what matters at the end

Palliative Care Stories

Taking Care of Dying Time video featuring Chris Thorn at the following link:

https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/hospitals-and-health-services/patient-care/end-of-life-care/advance-care-planning/acp-resources

– My Gift of Grace: http://mygiftofgrace.com/

– My Values: www.myvalues.org.au

– ANMF ACP Special Interest Group:

http://www.anmfvic.asn.au/interest-groups/advance-care-planning-sig

– My Health Record:

https://myhealthrecord.gov.au/internet/mhr/publishing.nsf/content/home

Resources from Palliative Care Victoria:

Living, Dying & Grieving Well – A Guide to Palliative Care

Supporting a person Who Needs Palliative Care – A Guide for Family and Friends (A Carer’s Guide), Peter Hudson Phd, Rosalie Hudson

Affirming Life – What is a Palliative Approach – A guide for Family and Friends with Loved Ones in Aged Care

Organisations and networks

Palliative Care Victoria

Dying with Dignity Victoria

Office of the Public Advocate

Health Issues Centre

Advance Care Planning Australia

Compassionate Communities

Power Of Attorney

Changes to Power of Attorney September 2015

Office of the Public Advocate Take Control

Read more about choosing the right powers of attorney

Advance Care Planning

Better Health Advance Care Planning Information

Advance Care Planning Australia

Dying to Talk Discussion Starter Kit

http://dyingtotalk.org.au/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander-discussion-starter/

Barwon Health Personal Value Profile Survey

Palliative Care

Victorian End of life and palliative care framework

Palliative Care Victoria

Palliative Care Australia

Wills

What happens when you die without a Will

DyingToKnow_Resource_List

Death Cafe Melbourne Community Facebook

Funeral and burial wishes and current legal law

2 Responses to Resources and Links

  1. Judith Cowley says:

    I attended an exactly and very informative series of talks at Bethlehem Palliative Care in Victoria. It helped no end to care for my Mother who was dying at the same time as my husband who silently suffered whilst I attended to a more demanding Mother. He luckily survived her by a year so was able to have my 10% attention and care during that time. Bethlehem was so supportive.

  2. bmorton says:

    Thank you for sharing your experience and that Bethlehem Palliative care provided invaluable support and information. It also sounds like it was a very difficult and demanding situation to have both your mother and your husband dying at the same time. If you feel able to and if you want to – The Victorian Inquiry into end of life issues would benefit from hearing what helped you during this difficult period and what other support you and your husband needed during the end of life care of your mother and your husband.
    For more information on the Inquiry http://cotavic.org.au/action-advocacy/end-of-life-issues/
    Thank you again for sharing.

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