When providing care context matters. It affects many aspects of care including what is appropriate and what is possible. In this section you will find links to organisations and resources relevant to the Australian setting.
Government websites and policies
State government resources
The following includes selected past and current projects and resources relevant to aged care and funded by the Department of Health. This includes the National Palliative Care Program which aims to improve access to and quality of palliative care and is administrated through the Department of Health.
Australian professional organisations
Selected Australian support organisations
Australian online education programs and learning institutions
- Australian Indigenous Health Infonet has information on available courses
- CareSearch has a list of appraised online and web-based learning modules relevant to palliative care in the residential aged care setting
- CareSearch provides a list of courses for non-health professionals
- Dementia Training Australia has information regarding resources which includes online pages and downloadable learning materials
Australian academic journals
Page updated 17 April 2020