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  • influence, foster and promote

    Through the delivery of quality care at end of life for all and to offer compassion and support to the terminally ill, their carers and families.

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  • who is palliative care

    Palliative Care ACT is the representative voice for palliative care in the Australian Capital Territory. Formed in 1985, we are a non-government community based organisation, a registered charity and a founding member of the national peak body.

     

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What we do

To deliver our mission we:

promote palliative care in the community

promote palliative care in the community

provide community education in aspects of palliative care

provide community education in aspects of palliative care

advocate for, and promote, provision of best quality palliative care services.

advocate for, and promote, provision of best quality palliative care services.

deliver volunteer palliative services to support patients, carers and their families with care, compassion, respect and dignity

deliver volunteer palliative services to support patients, carers and their families with care, compassion, respect and dignity

support other likeminded organisations through partnerships and collaboration

support other likeminded organisations through partnerships and collaboration

Many of our services are delivered by volunteers, supported by a professional team who train them and coordinate their activities.

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OUR LATEST

World Cancer Day 2017

World Cancer Day 2017

Palliative Care ACT will be at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre for World Cancer Day. We will be part of the support agency stalls from 1 to 4 February 2017.

Palliative Care ACT Fundraising Dinner - Thank you

Palliative Care ACT Fundraising Dinner - Thank you

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Fundraising Dinner at the end of October.

The event was a great success with over $50,000 raised to help support our volunteer programs.

Palliative Care ACT Fundraising Dinner - an update for the sports lovers

Palliative Care ACT Fundraising Dinner - an update for the sports lovers

Only a few days left until our fundraising dinner! Ticket sales have now closed, but thank you to all of those who have got their tickets and are coming along.

The auction on the night is quickly becoming one of the most exciting parts of the night! If you needed any further proof, click through for the list of sports items available to bid on during the auction...

Advance Care Planning and Dementia at Home - Research Survey

Advance Care Planning and Dementia at Home - Research Survey

Advance Care Planning Australia has initiated a research project to better understand the experiences of people living with dementia, and people who care for people living with dementia, to help plan for future care.

Head over to their website for more information, or to participate in this project.

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