Advance Care Planning - Resources - Residential Aged Care


Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning Australia

The Advance Care Planning Australia (ACPA) website offers animations and free webinars and has a section for health and care workers including information on:

  • What do I need to know about advance care planning?
  • What is my role?
  • Legal implications
  • Advance care planning in various settings
  • How do I start the conversation?
  • Help someone start a plan

The ACPA website also provides broad information and resources related to advance care planning.  Here are additional quick links from the ACPA website:

  • Links to resources on advanced care planning in palliative care
  • ACP summary for healthcare professionals
  • Advance care planning case studies to assist with ACP learning and provide examples on how to start talking about advance care planning with clients and their families.
  • Information and forms on advance care plan documents for Australian states and territories.
Leading Age Services Australia Ltd (LASA)

LASA developed a resource called “Making Choices for Life”. One of the learning modules is on Advance Care Directives: Supporting an individual client’s preferences for quality of life choices, applying an ethical-legal framework.  The module includes a short educational video and a factsheet . (191kb pdf)

ELDAC End of Life Law Toolkit

The End of Life Law Toolkit provides practical information about the law at end of life for the aged care sector.

Page updated 21 April 2020