When faced with a difficult decision, it can be comforting to have knowledge and awareness of resources available. We hope you will find this information helpful to support you in making some of those difficult decisions.
Advance Care Planning – a process of documenting your wishes in regards to medical treatment. This can be very helpful if your family or friends are needing to make these decisions for you. www.advancecareplanning.org.au
Dementia and Palliative Care – Understanding that conversations early on in the progression of dementia will help ensure you are providing care that is centred on your loved ones wishes. www.start2talk.org.au
Pain Management and Palliative Care – A palliative approach means ensuring that you are provided with comfort and dignity at all stages, including pain management. PCA document
What is Palliative Care? – Understanding what Palliative Care is will influence your decisions when choosing someone to provide the care required. www.healthdirect.gov.au/palliative-care