Decision Assist

Quick links to Decision Assist resources and information

Resources, research and publications previously found on the Decision Assist website can now be found via the links on this page.

For further Palliative Care information, clinical tools and resources, visit the CareSearch or the Palliaged website.

Decision Assist Summary Report

The Decision Assist Summary Report is now available. It summaries the program’s impact from 2013-2017, providing an overview of the program initiatives, findings and policy implications. Decision Assist was delivered by a consortium of leading palliative care and advance care planning organisations.


Webinars

Decision Assist webinars

  • Video

    What is advance care planning?

    Decision Assist

    Learn about the principles of advance care planning int he first webinar of this series.
  • Video

    Advance Care Planning in Primary Care

    Decision Assist

    A webinar designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and confidence of the primary care workforce to promote, initiate and continue discussions regarding future health preferences in routine care.

More information

Palliative Care and other resources

  • Video

    The Framework of care for GPs caring for older Australians

    ACPA

    Professor Liz Reymond speaking about the background to the framework for palliative care which aims to guide GPs caring for older Australians in the community at the end-of-life, developed and endorsed by The Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine Inc (ANZSPM).
  • Video

    The Framework of care and implementation into general practice

    ANZSPM

    Professor Liz Reymond (ANZSPM) speaking in detail about 'The framework for palliative care for community-based aged care patients', developed and endorsed by The Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine Inc. (ANZSPM).
  • Fact sheet

    Advance Care Planning Guide for General Practice fact sheet

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    A guide to triggers and conversation starters for advance care planning discussions in general practice.
  • Fact sheet

    Frequently Asked Questions for General Practice on Advance Care Planning

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    A fact sheet with a list of questions and answers for general practitioners on advance care planning.
  • Fact sheet

    Advance Care Planning in General Practice: Guidance on use of MBS Items

    Advance Care Planning Australia

    This guide describes how MBS Item numbers may be used by GPs for Advance Care Planning (ACP) where clinically appropriate.