This guidance document provides advice and practical suggestions for organisations that are keen to form partnerships with communities and it outlines the value of community development in end of life. It also discusses the role of the Compassionate City Charter and how it can be implemented and adapted to suit different localities.Read More
This toolkit has been written for everyone who is interested in extending end-of-life care to community settings and developing public health responses to death, dying and loss. Public health end-of-life care has promising potential in today’s increasingly diverse communities that need to adapt their responses and be flexible in order to meet unique and highly individualised needs. A compassionate approach to end-of-life care guarantees sustainable responses and networks of care that adapt and are flexible, depending upon need and demand.Read More
he Pathfinder Project in the UK provided an initial framework for GroundSwell's National Compassionate Communities Forum of practice. We have encouraged each community group to begin with a community forum event which seeks to engage the wider community as well as identify existing strengths as well as gaps in the end of life sector and decide on priorities of action.Read More
How are we doing with death in Australia?
It’s time to lift the lid and go deeper.
We wanted to move beyond the known problems with dying and understand more about the experiences of dying, caring and grief in the Australian community.
Pallium Canada is a national not-for-profit which is at the forefront of developing, evaluating and implementing strategies to expand and improve palliative care in Canada.
Their vision is that; Every Canadian who requires palliative care will receive it early, effectively, and compassionately.