Family information packs

At Alwyndor Aged Care Adelaide – Residential Living, a palliative care information pack has been created for families and carers. A folder of information is placed on the palliative care trolley that is kept in the…

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Hazel (Shu-Chun) Kuo – Placement Outcome and Reflection

“palliative care is quite different in acute and aged care settings. As there are still active treatments ongoing in acute care, it would feel more like a medical ward, not a hospice any more as I…

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Babita KC – Registered Nurse

Babita KC is a Registered Nurse working for Calvary Haydon Residential Aged Carewho attended a Placement in June 2021 with many in palliative care in Canberra’s palliative care services. Babita completed a wonderful reflection that overviewed…

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Karen Fawkes – Placement Activity

Karen Fawkes is a Nurse Practitioner from Bethanie on Pier Aged Care Service WA who attended placement and created an education resource to support other Nurse Practitioners prescribe medication for end-of-life care.  Karen has kindly shared…

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GP Placements – Sunshine Coast Community

Watch this video from GPs in the Sunshine Coast Community who attended various PEPA placements this year in 2021.  Learn more about how their PEPA placement has supported their practice with the patients in their clinics.…

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Natalie Fry – Placement Outcome Project

Natalie completed a 2 day PEPA placement at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) Palliative Care Liaison Service. The placement involved Natalie observing inpatient consults with palliative care patients that were referred from admitting teams.…

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Dr Sarah Freeman – Placement goals and Outcomes

Dr Sarah Freeman is a GP who works at the Claremont Village Medical Centre, Claremont, Tasmania. Sarah’s goals and reflection of learning were: Goal – Gain a better understanding of medications used for symptom control. Reflection…

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Michael Lindley-Jones Workplace Activity Outcome

Michael coordinated a collaboration study with the  Tweed and Lismore Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICU)s.   The study involves all family members of dying patients who are willing to participate, as well as staff caring for those…

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Jenna Rizzoli – Placement Outcome Report

The following is a direct copy of Jenna’s outcome report she submitted to PEPA QLD from her placement. Objective: To implement a guideline to provide symptomatic relief for palliative care patients in a rural and remote…

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Alisdair McGrouther – Workplace Activity Outcome

Alisdair attended placement and returned to his workplace with  resources and information to assist his colleagues to offer a higher provision of Palliative Care for all patients in their service.  The information that Alisdair provided was…

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Natalie Humphrey – Placement Outcome

This excerpt is directly from Natalie’s placement report :- “Completing a PEPA placement at the Townsville University Hospital Palliative Care Centre was an invaluable start to my palliative studies at Monash. This placement and our initial…

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Kristen Payne – Activity Outcome Report

Kristen is part of the Rapid Access Palliative Radiotherapy Initiative at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) which aims to provide rapid assessment, planning and treatment for inpatients requiring palliative radiation therapy. Working as part of this team,…

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