The Palliative and end of life care services below are available to assist you with accessing services and information.
Please click on the below list to expand and access the service information to support you, your family/friends and caregivers.
Queensland Government – Care at the end of life
The Queensland Government has developed a range of care at the end of life resources to assist parents, carers and families caring for the terminally ill. Here you can access information about caring for the terminally ill, advanced care planning, support for family members and carers and what to do after death.
Palliative Care Australia
Palliative Care Australia has developed various resources for patients, their families and carers to understand palliative care and support and services available to them.
Advance Care Planning is thinking about and documenting preferences for future health care. The website provides useful information and resources to support patients and their families/carers to complete advance care planning documents.
CareSearch is an online portal funded the Australian Government with the purpose to provide online access to up-to-date resources on palliative care to all Australians. The portal has a range of resources for patients, carers, and families. These include key stages of palliative care, how to care for the terminally ill, living with illness, bereavement, grief and loss and information about groups with specific needs.
The Career Gateway is an Australian Government’s online portal to provide advice and access to support for family members and friends caring for people with health conditions that demand a lot of support from their carer, including those with life-limiting illnesses. Services include support to connect with health services – including respite care, free phone counselling, carer coaching and connection to other carers.
Queensland Health has developed useful resources to provide support and direction for people who are bereaved.
PalAssit Queensland is a no-cost, 24-hour telephone and online service funded by Queensland Health. The service can assist patients, carers, family, and friends with accurate information on Palliative Care.
Charter of Care
The Charter of Care aims to provide a platform for patients and their families/carers to openly discuss their wishes for care at the end of their life with health professionals.
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