The Commission for Excellence and Innovation in Health (CEIH) have put together resources and guidelines for health professionals managing palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing end-of-life care can be made more difficult during this time, and these resources provide guidance to best manage your patients and support their families.
- Guide to Non-Pharmacological Interventions in the Palliative Care of Persons Deteriorating and Dying with COVID19 (PDF 325KB)
- Communication tips for clinicians supporting patients and family facing life-threatening illness / infection (COVID-19) (PDF 211KB)
- Symptom management for adult patients with COVID-19 receiving end-of-life supportive care outside of the ICU (PDF 160KB).
Watch the video below for advice on managing critical conversations during COVID-19.
Family and patients
Wellbeing SA has put together information about interstate visitors attending the homes of people receiving end-of-life care.
For access to more information and resources, visit: