Palliative Care

 

A list of websites which provide information on palliative services and issues.

 

CareSearchCareSearch is an evidence-based resource for palliative care professionals, patients, carers and the general community.

Palliative Care Council SAPalliative Care Council SA is a valuable information resource on palliative care services provided in South Australia and nationally.

Palliative Care AustraliaPalliative Care Australia has launched a new national online directory of palliative care services. Visitors to the website will be able to type in the postcode where they live and see the contact details for the service/s that cover that location. Other resources include


Sad News, Sorry Business
Sad News, Sorry Business: Guidelines for caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through death and dyingSad News, Sorry Business: Guidelines for caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through death and dying’ to help in providing culturally and clinically responsive care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and their families.

Journeys – Palliative Care for Children and TeenagersJourneys – Palliative Care for Children and Teenagers is an information resource which aims to better prepare and equip families and carers for the many situations and issues they may face as they live with their child’s illness. It is a starting point in identifying where to look or who to go to for specific information and support which best meets their needs

 Physical activity during palliative chemotherapyPhysical activity during palliative chemotherapy;impact on Quality of Lifeimpact on Quality of Life 

People living with Advanced CancerLiving to the End: Merging Holistic and Evidence-Based Strategies to Meet the Needs of People Living With Advanced Cancer;Living to the End: Merging Holistic and Evidence-Based Strategies to Meet the Needs of People Living With Advanced Cancer;

 Telephone support groupsTelephone support groups for men with advanced prostate cancer.

 

Coping with Loss and grief

Grief LinkGrief Link is a South Australian site (see Topics: Cancer, or Coping with Grief, or Helping the bereaved)

For children. Sesame Street 'When families grieve'. Help your family cope and communicate after the death of a parent.Help your family cope and communicate after the death of a parent.

 

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068