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palliAGED

palliAGED is an online evidence-based guidance and knowledge resource developed to support people providing palliative care and care at the end of life for older people.

This resource consolidates and revises the information contained in the Guidelines for a Palliative Approach in Residential Aged Care (APRAC) and the Guidelines for a Palliative Approach for Aged Care in the Community Setting (COMPAC). palliAGED is based on a robust quality process to ensure the trustworthiness of the information and collaboration with the aged care sector to ensure relevance.

In the palliAGED website, the Evidence Centre provides an evidence summary and synthesis for 36 key topics. These pages link directly to the Improving Practice pages in the Practice Centre where drawing on the evidence access is provided to practical guidance and tools for each of the topics. palliAGED also draws on the evidence and context of care to develop tailored resources including palliative care Apps for GPs and nurses, and Practice Tip Sheets for Careworkers and nurses in aged care.

Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, palliAGED was developed by the CareSearch Project Team www.caresearch.com.au at Flinders University, South Australia, and launched in 2017.

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Last reviewed: October 2019

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Cognitive Issues

Cognitive Issues Evidence Summary

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Aged Care

Comprehensive background information on Australian aged care. Includes types of services, home care packages, policies & the new aged care quality standards.

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Bereavement - Synthesis

Detailed summary & identified gaps from research on the bereavement & grief of older persons in aged care & their families.

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Family Carers - Synthesis

Detailed summary & identified research gaps on support strategies for carers, family members & friends of older persons receiving palliative care in aged care.

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Care Coordination

Research & evidence summary on palliative care transition, coordination & referral for older people in aged care.

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At the End of Life

Are you caring for a parent or an older family member who is at the end of life? Find information to help you understand more and plan in palliAGED.

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Goals of Care - Synthesis

Detailed summary & identified gaps from research on strategies for setting palliative care goals & end of life planning with older people in aged care.

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Communication at End-of-Life - Synthesis

Detailed summary & identified gaps from research on discussing end of life, palliative care, death & dying with older people in aged care & families/carers.

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Case Conferences - Synthesis

Case conferences are opportunities for joint problem-solving. Read the latest systematic review summaries and evidence gaps on case conferences.

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Family Carers

Research & evidence summary on the role & support strategies for carers, family members & friends of older persons receiving palliative care in aged care.

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