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  • influence, foster and promote

    Through the delivery of quality care at end of life for all and to offer compassion and support to the terminally ill, their carers and families.

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    who is palliative care

     

    Palliative Care ACT is the representative voice for palliative care in the Australian Capital Territory. Formed in 1985, we are a non-government community based organisation, a registered charity and a founding member of the national peak body.

     

    About Us

What we do

To deliver our mission we:

promote palliative care in the community

promote palliative care in the community

provide community education in aspects of palliative care

provide community education in aspects of palliative care

advocate for, and promote, provision of best quality palliative care services.

advocate for, and promote, provision of best quality palliative care services.

deliver volunteer palliative services to support patients, carers and their families with care, compassion, respect and dignity

deliver volunteer palliative services to support patients, carers and their families with care, compassion, respect and dignity

support other likeminded organisations through partnerships and collaboration

support other likeminded organisations through partnerships and collaboration

Many of our services are delivered by volunteers, supported by a professional team who train them and coordinate their activities.

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OUR LATEST

Alzheimer's Australia ACT Business Breakfast - ‘Dementia - it’s everybody’s business’

Alzheimer's Australia ACT Business Breakfast - ‘Dementia - it’s everybody’s business’

The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson, AO will be examining the topic of the impact of war and dementia.

Tickets for this event can be purchased through EventBrite.

Get your tickets today, and help support this exciting event!

Life in Death - The inaugural art competition and exhibition!

Life in Death - The inaugural art competition and exhibition!

We are very pleased to partner with Palliative Care Australia for the inaugural national art competition and exhibition - Life in Death

There will be $2,000 in prize money from Palliative Care Australia up for grabs, and a lucky artist will be chosen to have their work showcased on our cards

Some articles of interest between February and April

Some articles of interest between February and April

As often as we can, we find articles of interest to our community and post them on our Facebook page.

Here are some of the highlights between February and April 2016!

Our new volunteers and the launch of the mentoring program

We held training for our latest volunteer cohort in February, where we released our new training package, manual as well as our policies and procedures. 

Our newest group of volunteers will be supported by mentors for a period of three months.

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