Palliative care services - specialist palliative care services must meet certain criteria and require completion of palliative care referral
Palliative Care 2020 Grants Program
The Department for Health and Wellbeing and Palliative Care SA are excited to be promoting the excellent and innovative outcomes that have come from the Palliative Care 2020 Grants Program in a Palliative Care 2020 Grant Project Showcase.
- A digital booklet summarising the 17 projects (PDF 3MB)
- A number of short videos of the projects
- Virtual Q&A Panel session held Friday 28 May 2021.
Virtual Q&A Panel session held Friday 28 May 2021
Specialist Palliative Care Needs Rounds in Residential Aged Care Facilities
Supporting the Grief, Loss and Bereavement Needs of Families of People Living in Residential Aged Care
Courageous Conversations with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
Integrated Palliative Care for Older People
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Palliative Care Referral Pathways and Partnerships
Palliative Care Medication Management Masterclass
Palliative Care Pharmacist in Aged Care - Regional
In Home Hospice Care Mount Gambier
BRILLIANT Palliative Care for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities
The State Government is delivering on its commitment to improve and diversify quality palliative care options in South Australia.
The Palliative Care 2020 Grants Program helped improved access to and diversified quality palliative care services – for priority populations as well as South Australians living in residential aged care facilities through palliative care projects in partnership with the non-government sector.
The Department for Health and Wellbeing acknowledges the Commonwealth Government for its co-contribution in funding the Residential Aged Care Facility Grants through the Comprehensive Palliative Care in Aged Care Project Agreement.
The Palliative Care Needs in South Australia 2019 Report (PDF 694KB) highlights areas that require improvement, to meet the needs of all people in the community, who require palliative and end-of-life care (PDF 694KB).
Awarded grant contracts
The Grants Program was a highly competitive process, and the independent Assessment Panel reviewed over 70 high quality applications received, each applying for a share of up to $1.436m.
The Department executed 17 contracts with 16 organisations in the Palliative Care 2020 Grants Program. Please refer to the 2020 Grants Program Successful Recipient Fact Sheet (PDF 407KB).