News tagged with End of Life

A New Resource for Aged Care – palliAGED

 

palliAGED provides trustworthy, evidence based information and resources to support all those involved in caring for older Australians approaching the end of their life.  ...

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National Palliative Care Week

Image an older couple looking at one another. Text: You matter, your care matters.  

You matter. Your Care matters. Find out about events and resources on palliative care and talking to those close to you about end of life and what matters to you ...

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Palliative Care

$5 Million Palliative Care Boost to Support More Victorians to Die At Home “All Victorians deserve access to the best possible end-of-life care which relieves pain and suffering and supports ... ...

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Victoria’s end of life and palliative care framework

Victoria’s end of life and palliative care framework was released by the Minister for Health the Hon Jill Hennessy, MP in July 2016. The framework was the result of extensive ... ...

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Victorian Seniors Festival 2017

 

The 2017 Victorian Seniors Festival will take place throughout October.  The week of free public transport for Seniors will be Sunday 8th to Sunday 15th October. Do you want to ... ...

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COTA Victoria calls for a Victorian Inclusive Ageing Strategy in 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement

 

COTA Victoria’s 2017 – 2018 Policy Priorities Statement calls for a whole of government approach to improve the lives of our diverse and ageing population. Whilst there are a number ... ...

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Enhancing the community’s knowledge and engagement with law at the end of life

 

Little is known about whether individuals know the law, or are able to exercise their legal rights to be involved in the process of making decisions about treatment. The Australian ... ...

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Victorian Seniors Festival 2016

 

Victorian Seniors Festival 2016 The 34th Victorian Seniors Festival will see more than 1500 free or low cost events take place across Victoria during the month of October. Festivities kick ... ...

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Parliamentary Inquiry into End of Life Choices Report

The Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into End of Life Choices handed down its Final Report today. Significant recommendations have been made covering the provision and funding of palliative care services, improving ... ...

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Expert Witnesses at End of Life Choices Hearing

Medical and legal specialists will present their views on end of life choices when public hearings on the inquiry continue on Wednesday 24 February. The Legal and Social Issues Committee will ... ...

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