Southern Metropolitan Region Palliative Care Consortium
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This website provides information about palliative care for people working in health and community services in the Southern Metropolitan Region.

If you are a patient or a carer, please go to the Palliative Care Victoria website, which has information specifically designed for patients and families.

You can find your local palliative care service on Palliative Care Victoria’s services page.

Latest News

Palliative Care 10-minute Sessions for Personal Care Workers | from 9 July

We are trying a new program!
If you are a personal care attendant, please join us online in MS Teams from 9 July for a series of short sharp education sessions on palliative care topics in Aged Care.
Please tell your colleagues – spread the word far and wide!

SMRPCC Lunchtime Sessions May to August 2024

Join us from May to August 2024 for our online training sessions about palliative care in relation to:

  • Motor Neurone Disease and Parkinson’s Disease – end of life issues
  • The palliative approach in Residential Aged Care

Suitable for Registered and Enrolled Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Personal Care
Attendants. Join our FREE 50-minute lunchtime sessions.

To register for the May to August 2024 lunchtime sessions: CLICK HERE

Understanding Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) in Victoria | 6 August

SMRPCC presents a special online session as part of our Trending Sessions.

Nicky Stitt, VAD Navigator, will talk about:

  • What is VAD?
  • Understanding eligibility criteria for VAD and the different processes.
  • Understanding how to respond when asked about VAD.

To register for this trending session: CLICK HERE

More information: CLICK HERE to open our information sheet.

Tuesday 6 August 2024 | 12 pm to 1 pm

SMRPCC’s Parkinson’s Disease Resource Suite

We’ve relaunched our suite of Parkinson’s Disease documents, with updated links to other resources and a new look. You can view or download the updated documents here:

Consider the Carer | April 2024 edition

We’ve updated Consider the Carer – a resource to help health professionals in palliative care better understand the financial and practical pressures that people face when caring for a loved one with a terminal illness.

To open the updated April 2024 edition of Consider the Carer, click here.