to SMRPCC website
The Southern Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium
is an alliance of palliative care service providers
that aims to support improvements in the integration and coordination
of palliative care services. The Consortium includes services
that work in the community (caring for people in their
homes), in acute settings (caring for people
in hospital) and in inpatient settings (hospices and palliative
Palliative care is care provided to people of
all ages who have a life limiting illness, with little or no
prospect of cure, and for whom the primary treatment goal is
quality of life.
Standards for Providing Quality Palliative
Care for all Australians. Palliative
Care Australia 2005
If you are a health care professional, a client, carer, volunteer
or perhaps you simply want to know more about palliative care,
this site has information about services
in the region how they can be accessed.
Medical Treatment Planning & Decisions Act: Important Changes
Are YOU ready?
This important workshop will be facilitated by: Claire McNamara , Office of the Public Advocate.
The law on consent for medical treatment is due to be changed significantly on the 12th of March 2018. This has implications for a wide range of health providers, including allied health, pharmacy, dentistry, etc.
This workshop is specifically for:
- Palliative Care Services
- General Practice
- Aged Care
- Community Health
It is your responsibility as a provider of health services to know
about these changes and prepare for them.
This workshop will cover: