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New Palliative Approach Toolkit resources for residential aged care providers

The Palliative Approach (PA) Toolkit is a ‘how to’ guide designed to assist residential aged care providers implement a comprehensive, evidence-based palliative approach to care within their facility.

The PA Toolkit rolled out nationally throughout 2013 and 2014. New resources are available for residential aged care providers including four educational videos and a companion set of 15 fact sheets.

Personal care workers play a crucial role in providing high quality end of life care. Appropriate and ongoing education is therefore vital to allow for enhanced support to residents and their families. These new resources will assist in providing personal care workers with evidence-based training and education.

The PA Toolkit and the new complementary resources can be downloaded from the PA Toolkit website.