Linkages and other projects

Featured projects

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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.

Read more about the prevalence study
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Linkages project

Connections in palliative and aged care

Decision Assist supports linkages between aged care organisations and specialist palliative care, and develops other projects in advance care planning and palliative care.

Read more about the Linkages project

Related resources

  • Case study

    Linkages project case studies

    Decision Assist

    This booklet provides a snapshot of these 20 demonstration sites – their goals, achievements, challenges, and plans for the future – as they undertook their Linkages project.

  • Articles & Publications

    Promoting Service Linkages in Palliative and Aged Care

    Decision Assist

    This guidance document provides information and resources to support improved linkages between specialist palliative care services, general practitioners, and services in receipt of Commonwealth home care or residential aged care funding.

  • Video

    Decision Assist Linkages project overview

    Decision Assist

    A selection of videos available on the Decision Assist YouTube channel, providing an overview of the Linkages project, as well as a closer look at some of the outcomes and individual providers involved.

  • Articles & Publications

    Evaluation of the National Palliative Care Strategy 2010, Report 2016

    Australian Government Department of Health

    This evaluation was undertaken to determine the relevance and useability of the National Palliative Care Strategy 2010. The evaluation was informed by an evidence review as well as national consultation through workshops, in-depth interviews, and online submissions.