PARKVILLE INTEGRATED PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICE

Palliative care is person and family-centred care provided for a person with an active progressive, advanced disease. The primary goal is to optimise the person’s quality of life.

Palliative care is person and family-centred care provided for a person with an active, progressive, advanced disease. The primary goal is to optimise the person’s quality of life.

ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

If you were very unwell and could not make medical decisions for yourself, WHO would make them for you? And WHAT would they say?

PALLIATIVE CARE

Palliative care improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing problems associated with life-threatening illness.

PALLIATIVE CARE - ABOUT US

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women’s Hospital partner to deliver a comprehensive and coordinated palliative care service across the Parkville Precinct.

PALLIATIVE CARE - FOR FAMILIES

Palliative care is person and family centred care for a person with an active, progressive advanced disease. The person is expected to die, and their goal is to optimise their quality of life.

PALLIATIVE CARE - FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

How can the palliative care team help me and my patient?

PALLIATIVE CARE - FOR PATIENTS

Palliative care is person and family-centred care provided for a person with an active, progressive, advanced disease

PALLIATIVE CARE - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is palliative care the same as end of life care?