Department of Health

Ready for community palliative care

This resource supports acute hospital staff in their discharge planning for patients who are in the last twelve months of life. Patients may be stable, deteriorating, unstable or actively dying.

The aim of the resource is to make discharge safe and secure for patients, families and carers, whether it is to the person's home, residential aged care or a disability service.

This guide links to a range of other resources.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

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