News tagged with Palliative Care

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

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COTA Victoria’s 2017 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 of government ... ...

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

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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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Government Update on Assisted Dying Legislation

The Andrews Labor Government will introduce legislation later this year to legalise voluntary assisted dying for terminally ill people in Victoria. The Bill will be consistent with the assisted dying ... ...

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Assisted dying laws will be introduced to the Victorian parliament next year

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Assisted dying laws will be introduced to the Victorian parliament next year COTA Victoria CEO calls for calm and informed discussion on the Government’s response to the End of Life ... ...

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Victorian Seniors Festival 2016

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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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MOOC on Death and Dying

  CareSearch, a palliative care website, are developing and running a ‘Massive Open Online Course’ (MOOC) on death, dying and palliative care in Australia (Dying2Learn). MOOCs are accessible, short, web-based courses. ... ...

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National Palliative Care Week

National Palliative Care Week Living Well With Chronic Illness  The most recent AIHW statistics show most people accessing palliative care in Australia have cancer. In fact many people with chronic ... ...

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Palliative Care Tweet Chat

Palliverse a group  of palliative care doctors, researchers and nurses from all over Australia and New Zealand with Palliative Care Australia are hosting a tweet chat on Thursday Jan 28th at 19:00 ... ...

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