Helpful Websites

Australian websites:

  1. www.agedservices.asn.au
    – Aged Care Services NSW/ACT – the peak body for not-for-profit residential and community-based aged care services.
  2. www.alzheimers.asn.au
    – Provides support, information, counselling, education and respite services for people dealing with the challenges of dementia throughout NSW.
  3. www.anzspm.org.au
    – Website for the Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine.
  4. www.bensoc.org.au/
    – Benevolent Society of NSW – The Benevolent Society works with individuals and communities in metropolitan, regional and rural New South Wales and in South East Queensland.
  5. www.cancerinstitute.org.au
    – Cancer Institute NSW.
  6. www.carersnsw.asn.au
    – Carers NSW:  the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of carers in NSW.
  7. www.caresearch.com.au
    – Australia ‘s palliative care knowledge network includes latest information for patients and families, health care providers and researchers.
  8. www.conlog.com.au/palliativecare2009
    – The official website of the Together! Cultural connections for quality care at the end of life international palliative care conference, planned for Perth 24-27 September 2009.
  9. www.cotansw.com.au
    – Council On The Ageing NSW the peak non-profit seniors’ organisation in NSW.
  10. www.dadhc.nsw.gov.au
    – NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care.
  11. www.foundation.palliativecare.org.au
    – The Australian Palliative Care Foundation, which provides grants for palliative care research and education each year.
  12. www.health.nsw.gov.au
    – NSW Department of Health.
  13. www.livingcaringworking.com
    – Australian resources and information designed for people dealing with the impact of life limiting illness, dying, death and bereavement as patients, families, carers and colleagues in the workplace.
  14. www.lifeanddeath.org
    – Australia ‘s National Community Education Initiative – includes stories and practical information for the entire community.
  15. www.mndansw.asn.au
    – The Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW.
  16. www.msnsw.org.au
    – Multiple Sclerosis Association of NSW.
  17. www.nswcc.org.au
    – The leading non-government advocacy and action cancer charity in NSW.
  18. www.palliativecare.org.au
    – The website for Palliative Care Australia , the peak body for end of life and palliative care – includes information about palliative care services, national projects and initiatives, policy and advocacy etc, and an opportunity to join the PCA Connect mailing list.
  19. www.pcna.org.au
    – Website for Palliative Care Nurses Australia.
  20. www.pilotlight.org.au
    – Pilotlight is an Australian not-for-profit organisation committed to igniting social change, and publisher of the EXCELLENT book:  ‘Dying to know – Bringing death to life’.
  21. www.worldday.org
    – The website for International Hospice Palliative Care Day, held in early October each year.
  22. http://www.cancercouncil.com.au/
    - An information website for people with cancer, their families and friends.

International websites:

  1. www.aphn.org
    – The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network
  2. www.caringinfo.org
    – A wide range of free resources about end of life care ( USA )
  3. www.chpca.net
    – The Canadian Hospice and Palliative Care Association – website in French and English
  4. www.hospicecare.org
    – The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care
  5. www.nhpco.org
    – The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organisation (USA)