Planning ahead

Series of leaflets produced in consultation with the NSW Aged Care Roundtable. Each leaflet focuses on an individual aspect of care to increase consumer knowledge and make the journey into residential aged care easier: Contracts and fees, Staffing, GP ser ...
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Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byNSW Nurses and Midwives' Association

Information and legal orders for guardianship.

Location
  • ACT
TypeGovernment - ACT
Operated byACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

App to assist people to create a community of care around a person at the end of life.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

A counsellor registered with the Australian Counselling Association provides counselling on the psychological and emotional aspects of living with motor neurone disease.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Information about accessing your super if you have a medical condition causing permanent incapacity or likely to result in your death within the next 24 months.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byAustralian Tax Office

Information on appointing a Power of Attorney or having guardianship provisions in place.

Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCarers NSW

The general practitioner (GP) is a doctor providing general medical care and some care coordination.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byAustralia Government

A clinical psychologist has specialised training in the assessment and diagnosis of mental health problems and the assessment and treatment of a wide range of psychological problems.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

A social worker provides counselling on the psychological and emotional aspects of living with motor neurone disease.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Gather My Crew is a free, online help roster that lets people going through tough times to coordinate the practical help they need from friends and family.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byGather my Crew

Free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byAttorney General & Justice - Law Access

Consultant, counsellor and celebrant services for people living with a life limiting illness, their families and carers.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byLife Rites

An Advance Care Directive form to complete and an Information Booklet to help you complete your Advance Care Directive.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byNSW Health

MND Advisors are qualified health professionals with specific local knowledge and experience of working with people living with MND and their families.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

MND NSW information service to answer questions from anyone who needs to know more about MND.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

The Australian Government My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other he ...
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Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
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  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byAustralian Government Department of Health

Web based tool where you answer questions online that are designed to help identify, consider and communicate your wishes about the medical treatment you would want in the later stages of life.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byBarwon Health

Information and legal orders for guardianship, financial management, consent for treatment, enduring powers of attorney and enduring guardianship.

Location
  • NSW
TypeGovernment - NSW
Operated byNSW Trustee and Guardian

Brain and spinal cord donors are being recruited by both Macquarie Neurology and the ForeFront clinic at the Brain and Mind Research Institute.

Location
  • NSW
TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byMacquarie Neurology and Forefront

The palliative care team specialises in interventions that can improve quality of life for people with life limiting conditions.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners