Palliative Care in Aged Care

The North and West Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium believes high-quality end of life care relies on open communication, informed decision making and collaboration among health care providers, families and carers.

This section provides a range of useful information and resources to support those working in Residential Aged Care and those providing support to this sector.

Palliative Care Australia highlighted the urgent need for palliative care to be considered as core business in aged care. Check out the media release from their Board Chair, Dr Jane Fischer who appeared as a witness at the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.