Advanced Care Planning – Helpful Links

Advanced Care Planning



End of Life Resources / Trainings / Organistions

Natural Death Care Centre (NDCC)
An organisation making a difference through all stages of end of life. Assisting people to demystify, reclaim, care and celebrate, through support, education, training and resources.

Deathwalker Training
Offered through NDCC

Downloadable Resource Sheets
Helpful information from the NDCC, including: important documents, the dying process, caring for & being with the dying, practical care of the body, funeral arrangements & ceremony, bereavement & loss.

End of Life At Home – Research Paper
‘Co-creating an Ecology of Care’ –  Part of the paper reports on a study conducted by Palliative Care Australia (2011) who asked people where they would prefer to die, 70-80% said they wanted to die in the comfort and intimacy of their own homes.  However, only 16-20% mange to achieve this.

Natural Death Advocacy Network
A network and advocacy partnership of community facilitators, professionals, activists and educators working to enrich the experience of dying and death.

The Groundswell Project
An organisation encouraging a more death literate society, through community events and resources.

Palliative Care Australia
Link to their website and information

Natural Grace
Holistic funeral directors

Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement
Excellent resources, education, training and support

Stephen Jenkinson
Stephen is a teacher, author, storyteller, spiritual activist, farmer and founder of the Orphan Wisdom School, a teaching house and learning house for the skills of deep living and making human culture.