Advanced Care Planning – Helpful Links
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.
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
Holistic funeral directors
Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement
Excellent resources, education, training and support
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