Advance care planning training and resources

Important information

Policies and frameworks

Education and training

Advance care planning process

Aged care

Communication

Decision making for someone else

General practice

Goals of Patient Care

Legislation

Train the trainer

Where to get advice

Advance Health Directives

  • Department of Health WA (ACP Line)
    General queries and to order advance care planning resources and documents (e.g. Advance Health Directives)
    Phone: 9222 2300
    Email: ACP@health.wa.gov.au
  • WA Palliative Care Helpline
    General queries and support with completing advance care planning documents
    Phone: 1800 573 299
  • Advance Care Planning Australia Free Support Service
    General queries and support with completing advance care planning documents
    Phone: 1300 208 582
    Online referral form (external site)

Enduring Powers of Guardianship and Enduring Powers of Attorney

  • Office of the Public Advocate
    Enduring Powers of Guardianship and Enduring Powers of Attorney – for people with capacity
    Guardianship and Administration queries – for people who may lack capacity
    Phone: 1300 858 455 (local call rates from land line only)
    Email: Office of the Public Advocate

Advice and support for staff at residential care facilities

  • Metropolitan Palliative Care Consultancy Service (MPaCCS)
    A mobile specialist palliative care team that works collaboratively with General Practitioners and other health professionals to ensure superior outcomes.
    Phone: (08) 9217 1777
    Email: MPaCCS@bethesda.org.au
    MPaCCS website (external site)
  • Residential Care Line
    Phone: (08) 6457 3146
Last reviewed: 18-01-2022
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End-of-Life Care Program