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News & Events

New Carer Assessment Tool in use at Peter Mac and Royal Melbourne

Peter Mac and the Royal Melbourne hospitals are the first in Australia to use the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) to identify carers needs and determine how best to support them.

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Death itself is not a tragedy, how one dies can be ….

Rose Ova and Lucy Buchanan, final year Social Work students from RMIT, began their placement with Palliative Care Victoria in March 2021. Lucy reflects on her introduction to the palliative care approach in this article.

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Introducing Victoria’s Access and Support Service

Victoria now has a unique Access & Support Service Program to help people with diverse needs navigate the range of aged care, disability, and broader health care services.

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Ethiopian palliative support revs up after lockdown

In November 2020, after easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, St Michael’s Ethiopian Orthodox Church organised an outing for two clients in their palliative support project and education for their community.

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Serbian palliative support volunteers: confident, skilled and determined

Confident, skilled and determined to do their best - the palliative support volunteer team of the Serbian Community Association of Australia (SCAA) have come through the pandemic stronger and more capable.

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