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As our community ages and experiences multiple health issues, it becomes increasingly important to provide care in line with a person’s wishes.

Aged care workers and general practitioners can provide care that is patient-centred and is delivered in line with a person’s goals, beliefs and preferences – particularly as people age and become more likely to have multiple chronic conditions.

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

National Advance Care Planning Prevalence Study

Applications to participate in the National Advance Care Planning Prevalence Study are now open to all accredited public and private hospitals, residential aged care facilities and general practices.

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Upcoming events

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    Do you have a story to tell about advance care planning?

    We are looking for participants to interview for a collection of case studies that show examples of how advance care planning has made a positive difference to a person's care outcomes.

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  • Grandfather telling son health preferences

    Applications still open for the National Advance Care Planning Prevalence Study

    Applications to participate in the National Advance Care Planning Prevalence Study are still open to all accredited public and private hospitals, residential aged care facilities and general practices.

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  • Doctor talking about advance care planning and the law

    Tasmanian advance care planning and palliative care workshops

    Decision Assist is delivering a series of workshops in Tasmania, in partnership with Palliative Care Tasmania. These aim to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in advance care conversations.

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  • Health and care workers at workshop

    Advance Care Planning Workshop for Health and Care Workers

    Our one day workshop in September will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Health and care workers at workshop

    Advance Care Planning Workshop for Health and Care Workers

    Our one day workshop in October will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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  • Health and care workers at workshop

    Advance Care Planning Workshop for Health and Care Workers

    Our one day workshop in November will improve your skills and confidence in these important conversations.

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Projects

Linkages project

Decision Assist strengthens partnerships between health and aged care services to improve end-of-life care for older Australians.

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