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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

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.

Palliative Care ACT Fundraising Dinner - Who doesn't love an auction?

Palliative Care ACT Fundraising Dinner - Who doesn't love an auction?

There are a little over two weeks to go until the Palliative Care ACT annual fundraising dinner, and if you're on the fence about buying your tickets maybe this exciting update will get you over the line.

Click through for a list of items which will be available to bid on over the course of the evening...

Honour, Celebrate and Reflect - An event by Alzheimer's Australia ACT

Honour, Celebrate and Reflect - An event by Alzheimer's Australia ACT

Alzheimer’s Australia ACT will host a Ceremony that acknowledges and pays respect to those that have died of dementia, those living with dementia, their family, friends, supporters, volunteers, health and community care professionals, researchers and advocates. There will be representatives invited to read a reflection and there will be a candle lighting ceremony to honour those affected by dementia and celebrate their memories.

Date: Saturday, 29 October

Time: 10:30am

Place: Charles Sturt University
15 Blackall Street, Canberra

RSVP by 18 October 2016 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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