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Population Groups - Carer Library

Population Groups

Australia is a very diverse country and carers have different backgrounds, responsibilities and needs. This section provides links to key resources for different groups.

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General Resources

Aboriginal Australians, Palliative Care Victoria
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Discussion Starter, Palliative Care Australia
Advance Care Planning Resources page (Select Option), Advance Care Planning Australia
End of life care for LGBT people, Dying Matters
LGBTIQA+ carers, Carers Australia (Victoria)
Resources for CALD carers, Carers Australia
Support for rural and remote carers

Resources for Carers

Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing

Resources for carers in other languages

How Palliative Care can help, Palliative Care Australia
Let’s talk about Palliative Care (pdf, 1.4MB), Palliative Care Victoria
Palliative Care Podcasts, Multicultural Communities Council of South Australia, Palliative Care South Australia, CarerSearch
Where carers can find help, Carer Gateway
Accessing Palliative Care, CareSearch
Let’s Talk About Death (pdf, 1.2MB), (simple English) - Palliative Care Victoria
Loss of a Loved One (pdf,1.1MB), (simple English) - Palliative Care Victoria
Advance Care Planning – Understanding Advance Care Planning, Advance Care Planning Australia
Bereavement, Grief and Loss, Health Translations, CareSearch
When someone dies: A practical guide for family and friends, Queensland Government
Lisa’s story, Palliative Care Victoria
Last days of Life, NSW Mulitcultural Health Communication Service
Last days of life – Understanding your grief, NSW Mulitcultural Health Communication Service
Last days of life – A wish to go home, NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service
Resources for the Bereaved, (simple English) – Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
Specific Groups, Dementia Australia

Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Looking after someone with cancer (pdf, 88kb), Cancer Council SA
Caring for your mob at End of Life (pdf, 1.3MB), Department of Health
Discussion Starter, Palliative Care Australia
My Statement of Choices, Metro South Health Queensland
Taking Control of your health Journey (pdf, 19.7MB), Advance Care Planning Australia
Yarning our wishes – a film about planning for end of life, Health InfoNet
About Grief and Mourning, Health InfoNet
During sad news and sorry business (pdf, 814kb), Queensland Health
Caring for someone with Dementia, Dementia Australia
Final Journey to Dreaming (pdf, 2.7MB), AHMRC (Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW)

Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care Workers

Support from Aboriginal Health Liaison Workers, Palliative Care Victoria
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care, CareSearch
Grief and Bereavement, Health InfoNet
Sad news, sorry business (pdf, 453kb), Queensland Health
Palliative Care Education and Training, National Palliative Care Projects

Resources for LGBTIQ+ Carers

CarerHelp Factsheet, CarerHelp
End of life care for LGBT people, Dying Matters

Resources for LGBTIQ+ Care Workers

Palliative Care 11 tips poster, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia
Workforce Resources, LGBTIQ+ Health Australia

General Resources for Care Workers

Cultural safety, Palliative Care Victoria