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Palliative care

Palliative care offers a variety of care options to best improve quality of life for people experiencing illness, their carers and families.

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Palliative Care Week

National Palliative Care Week aims to break the taboo of talking about death and dying with your family and loved ones.

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End of life health

Learn about people at the end of life and their loved ones, such as coping with a terminal disease, grieving, organ and tissue donation and palliative care.

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Caring for someone with cancer

Trusted information on caring for someone with cancer, getting medical support and advice, money and benefits, dealing with your emotions, and end-of-life care.

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Start talking about your illness

Trusted information on talking with loved ones about death and your terminal illness, ideas on what to say, plus links to trusted resources.

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End of life issues: nursing, treatments and procedures

Trusted information for carers on end of life issues for the person they are caring for such as surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy.

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Community nursing

Trusted information about community nursing from leading Australian health organisations, including links to palliative care and costs of care.

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Radiotherapy and other cancer treatments

Radiotherapy uses radiation to damage cancer cells and stop them from reproducing. It can be used by itself or combined with other cancer treatments.

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Leukaemia treatment

The treatment given depends on your age and health, the type of leukaemia, how far it has progressed. Find out more about treatments options, side effects of treatment and palliative care, plus links to trusted resources.

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Residential care

Trusted information on residential care services in Australia including the different levels, how to access it, and information on caring for someone else.

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Australia’s healthcare system

This article provides you with some information to help you understand the Australian healthcare system and the different types of services available to help you.

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