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Participating Sites

Working with aged care services across Australia.

The ELDAC Facilitators support participating services and their partners, including primary and specialist palliative care, to assist them to improve their linkages and resources to achieve person-centred end of life care and facilitate a coordinated, collaborative and connected systems approach.

Enrolled participating sites in Australia

Click on the map below to view participating sites in each State or Territory.

Participant comments

  • "I think the greatest revelation has been for all involved in the ELDAC Working Together program is the realisation that a good palliation experience starts long before the process of dying begins. That it is about living just as much, if not more, then about dying. I know for staff, the experience has not only had impact on their work practice, but also their personal lives."

    Kathleen Lawrie, Facility Manager, Ozcare De Paul Villa
  • "Collaboration with the ELDAC facilitator has been a richly rewarding opportunity from the organisational perspective and a unique growth experience at each home. Enhancing linkages between the ELDAC Working Together program best practice information ensures Registered Nurses and medical practitioners are able to access relevant and up-to-date information at any time."

    Carolyn Moir (Bourke), Registered Nurse, Palliative Lead and Care Improvement Consultant, BaptistCare
  • "Through the ELDAC Working Together program we have been able to implement strong guidelines, policies and principles with a strong focus for our ELDAC champion and improved communication processes for our families, residents and staff."

    Jan Marlborough, Residential Site Manager, Southern Cross Care Pearl Supported Care
  • "Undertaking the ELDAC Working Together program is advisable for all aged care facilities to empower them to build capacity, undertake training, and embed policies in their practice."

    Heather Wickham, Palliative Care Nurse, Northeast Health – Wangaratta
  • "It has been a career highlight for me to be involved in the ELDAC Working Together Program and witness real change."

    Kathleen Wurth, Palliative Care CNC, Palliative Care Port Kembla
  • "Staff are much more aware when we commence the end-of-life pathway, and what this means."

    Shanagolden Aged Care Residence, Villa Maria Catholic Homes (VMCH)
  • "We have implemented a learning culture around end of life conversations and care, and we are continuing with After Death Audits and sharing our learnings from each conversation."

    Kathy Binks, Head of Community Aged Care, AnglicareSA - Community Aged Care

The aged care providers displaying logos, graphics, text or information on this website are beneficiaries of ELDAC assistance. The universities and industry partners who facilitate the ELDAC program do not endorse, warrant or guarantee the services provided by any of the aged care providers featured on this website.

Page updated 21 May 2021