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Bereavement

Care for the caregiver and family after a death

  •  Carer Information: contains resources you can give to carers and families to help them care for someone with a life-limiting illness.
  •  How to Guide: walks you through the steps to deliver best-practice care, including online training for health professionals.
  •  Forms and Templates: provides standardised paperwork, checklists and templates to care for people living with a life-limiting illness.
Bereavement - ELDAC Care Model
  • Patient/Carer Information
  • How to Guide
  • Forms and Templates
Clinical Excellence Commission, NSW Government

Understand Your Grief
Provides informational support to help carers to understand, anticipate and respond to grief

http://www.cec.health.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/359325/Understanding-your-grief-June-2017-English.pdf (459kb pdf)

Palliative Care Australia

Guide to a Social Media Afterlife
Provides information about how to manage a loved one’s social media accounts after death

https://palliativecare.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/PCA001_Social-Media-Guide_ONLINE.pdf (417kb pdf)

 

Understanding Grief
Provides informational support to help carers to understand, anticipate and respond to grief

https://palliativecare.org.au/wp-content/uploads/dlm_uploads/2015/05/PCA002_Understanding-Grief_W02.pdf (416kb pdf)

Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
CareSearch

Following up the Bereaved
Guidance for GPs in following up with the bereaved caregiver

https://www.caresearch.com.au/caresearch/tabid/3434/Default.aspx

Health.vic

Palliative care - grief and loss
Guidance for healthcare staff in supporting grieving families

https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/hospitals-and-health-services/patient-care/older-people/palliative/palliative-grief

MNDcare

Bereavement
Guidance for supporting bereavement of a carer of a person with MND

https://www.mndcare.net.au/End-of-life/Bereavement.aspx

Clinical Excellence Commission, NSW Government

Bereavement Survey
A survey for carers post death about the experience in your institution

http://www.cec.health.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/word_doc/0011/359264/Bereavement-survey.docx

PHN Western Victoria

Barwon Region Palliative Care Information Guide
Find out about palliative care services in the Barwon Health area

https://westvicphn.com.au/health-professionals/palliative-care

 

Bereavement Guidelines for General Practice
A template for guiding bereavement services in general practice

https://westvicphn.com.au/images/PDFs/Bereavement_Guidelines_for_General_Practice__17-08-14.pdf (516kb pdf)

Page updated 07 December 2018