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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 care units).

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.


Contemporary issues in palliative care

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

This FREE workshop is for people who have previously undertaken a PEPA placement and for those working with people with a life limiting illness who are interested in further developing their palliative care skills and knowledge.

For further information and registration details CLICK HERE!

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Contemporary issues in palliative care
Updated: Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Post-Death Red Tape - How to make it easier
Updated: Thursday, 23 March 2017
National Projects Supporting Palliative Ap
Updated: Tuesday, 21 March 2017
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Health Care Professionals - essential information about palliative care services and accessing these services. Volunteers - learn how you can become a volunteer, where you can volunteer and the training opportunities that are available. Patient & Carers Information - everything you need to know about the support and services available in the southern region. Events Calendar provides information about important up coming Palliative Care events. Palliative Care Services Locater helps you find your nearest palliative care service provider.