Department of Health

Voluntary assisted dying - guidance for aged care providers

This document provides guidance to people within the aged care sector who are responsible for incorporating voluntary assisted dying into their existing end-of-life care service provision. The guidance focuses on:

  • delivering person centred care to people requesting information about or access to voluntary assisted dying
  • providing support for the treating healthcare team and other staff involved in the person’s care.

It is recommended that the guidance be read in conjunction with other guidance available on the voluntary assisted dying page.


Policies and Procedures
Date published
16 Apr 2019
7 pages
Department of Health and Human Services
Update frequency
Available format

Reviewed 17 April 2019

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