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About Palliative Care in Victoria

Palliative care services in Victoria aims to improve the quality of life for people living with serious, ongoing or potentially terminal illnesses. 

This short video from the Better Health Channel explains further.

Living, Dying & Grieving Well: A Guide to Palliative Care

Information about what palliative care involves, who it helps and how to access it. Stories illustrate how it helps people of all ages with a life limiting illness and their families.

Individuals may request a free copy of this guide here.  Bulk purchase requests can be made here

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Supporting a Person Who Needs Palliative Care: A Guide for Families & Friends

A comprehensive and practical resource for family carers of a person with a life limiting illness who needs palliative care. Peter Hudson and Rosalie Hudson, 3rd edition, 2017

Individuals may request a free copy of this guide here.  Bulk purchase requests can be made here

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Palliative Caring (Victoria)

Useful information and resources for families and carers who are caring for a person with a life-limiting illness or condition.

Individuals may request a free copy of this guide here.

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Understanding Palliative Care – Cancer Council Australia 2021

This booklet has been prepared to help you understand more about palliative care (sometimes called supportive care). Although palliative care is for anyone with a life-limiting illness, this booklet has been written specifically for people affected by advanced cancer.

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The Manual for Living and Dying in style

To die well requires thought and planning. Preparing well in advance for this inevitable time of life is the key. This manual presents ideas and ways to make dying, and death easier for yourself and your family.

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