Palliative Care Victoria and other Victorian service contacts
Better Health Channel is a Victorian Government website that aims to help people understand and manage their health and medical conditions. The end of life and palliative care section of Better Health Channel includes a range of information on topics such as ‘palliative care options and services’ and ‘dying and death explained’.
The Palliative Care Program website of the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services provides a range of information about palliative care in Victoria.
RDNS provides clinical and home nursing to people in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. RDNS care is designed to assist people to remain living in their own homes. RDNS has partnership arrangements with all three of the region’s community palliative care services, including after-hours services.
For health professionals working with recipients of aged care services, including GPs and aged care staff, the Decision Assist Phone Advisory Service provides advice on a palliative approach, including medication, symptom management and psychosocial support.
1300 668 908
VACCHO’s Victorian Palliative Care Project aims for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to have access to palliative care services and for palliative care services to provide culturally safe services to Aboriginal people.
The Centre for Palliative Care is part of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and is a Collaborative Centre of The University of Melbourne. The Centre has a statewide role in palliative care education and research in Victoria, with networks and collaborative projects extending nationally and internationally.