Access helpful resources developed by specialist health professionals from this region:

  • BHCI Rapid Discharge project (resources)
    - The aim is to strengthen systems at Ballarat Hospice Care and Ballarat Health Services to enable joint patients to return home from acute hospital in a timely, smooth, safe and sustainable manner for ongoing palliative or end of life care if and when they want to.
  • BHCI Telehealth project (staff training resources) 
    - The aim of this project was to provide patient-centred care in regards to communication: using technologies and applications that patients already have and feel confident using and giving patients their preferred choice of communication.
  • 48 Wishes Statements (link to wishes activity)
    - an activity to encourage conversations around one’s values and preferences for your care at End of Life.
  • A guide for Carers videos (video series)
     A practical guide for caring for people at the end of life
  • Carers in the Grampians (link to stories)
    - This project reveals the experiences of ten people caring for family members who were receiving palliative care. Talking openly about their parents, partners, siblings and children, the participants discuss what it’s like to hear that there is nothing more the medical community can do, and the impact that had on their family member in palliative care, and on themselves.