Resources

These pages include resources that have been mentioned as part of the ECHO sessions.  As we grow from a Queensland based service to a nationwide one, we will be adding more resources as we continue to expand.  Please email palliativecareecho@uq.edu.au if you think there is a resource that would be helpful in your state or territory.

Palliative Care Australia: Go to site

Guides

Supporting children and young people when someone dies: Go to site

Questions children may ask: Go to site

Tools

UCSF ePrognosis – Prognostic Calculator: Go to site

Breathlessness – Video and audio to help manage breathlessness: Go to site

Education & Training

Learning Through Loss: Go to site

LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Palliative Care eLearning

Delivered across 4 x 1 to 1.5 hour modules:
Module 1: Introduction to LGBTIQ+ communities
Module 2: Barriers to providing and receiving palliative care
Module 3: Enablers for LGBTIQ+ people in palliative care
Module 4: Having end-of-life planning conversations

Access the modules here

Also available:
Recording of recent webinar hosted by Palliative Care Australia to shed light on providing patient-centered and culturally sensitive palliative care for the LGBTIQ+ communities, and
Interview with Dr Ashwin Kaniah on what doctors working in palliative care need to consider with LGBTIQ+ patients.

Cultural Competence

Gwandalan Dillybag – an applied and interactive toolkit: Go to site

Mobile Apps

Gather My Crew: Go to site

Healthy End of Life Program (HELP): Go to site

My Grief App: Go to site

Advance Care Planning

Website for Advance Care Planning Australia: Go to site

ACP “how to” quick guide for health professionals: View guide

ACP aged care implementation guide: View guide

What Matters Most – Discussion Starter Go to site

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Discussion Starter – Working Out What’s Right For You Go to site

Voicing My CHOICES – A Planning Guide for Adolescents & Young Adults View guide

Misc

caring @ home: Go to site

Palliative Care Queensland: Go to site

Palliative Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders: Yarning Circles

Date: 29th May 2024
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm (AEST)
Register: Click here
FREE for: people living and/or working in the Brisbane North area, PCQ members, PCQ Volunteers, QAS Paramedics.
$20 General Admission / $18 Concession Card Holders

Events

PalliWELLBEING Education Webinars

Hosted by Palliative Care Queensland, sponsored by Queensland Health, and supported by Brisbane North Primary Health Network. 

TopicDateTimeRegistration
Palliative Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders: Yarning Circles29 May 202412:00pm – 1:00pm AESTRegister Here
Caring for the Carer in a Compassionate Community19 June 202412:00pm – 1:00pm AESTRegister Here

Guides

Community-based Palliative Care Anticipatory Medicines: Guidance for Queensland: View guide

Tools

Qld Health – Care Companion: Go to site

Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD)

Queensland handbook: View document

Becoming an authorised voluntary assisted dying practitioner: Go to site

At a glance – what the legislation says about different scopes of practice and VAD in Queensland: Go to site

Printable patient resources: Go to site

Factsheet for consumers: View guide

Services

Qld Gov Bereavement Service: Go to site

Events

Good Grief, This Hurts Events: Go to site

Misc

PallConsult (Metro South Health): Go to site

Specialist Palliative Rural Telehealth service: Information for clinicians (Qld Health): Go to site

CPCRE – Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education: Go to site

Palliative Care NSW: Go to site

Palliative Care ACT: Go to site

Palliative Care Victoria: Go to site

Palliative Care Tasmania: Go to site

Collaboration

PallHub: Go to site

Education & Training

Learning Through Loss: Go to site

Palliative Care South Australia: Go to site

SA Health – Palliative Care Services: Go to site

Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD)

Voluntary Assisted Dying in South Australia: Go to site

South Australian Voluntary Assisted Dying Care Navigator Service (SAVAD-CNS) Go to site

Palliative Care Western Australia: Go to site

NT Gov – Palliative care in the NT: Go to site