End of Life Law for Clinicians training program now available
End of Life Law for Clinicians (ELLC) is a free national training program for clinicians and medical students about the law at end of life. Knowing this law can help clinicians better support patients and families, and manage legal issues.
The training includes ten 30-minute online modules on topics such as:
Withholding and withdrawing treatment
Advance Care Directives
Providing palliative medication
ELLC is designed for doctors and medical students, and may also be of interest to nurses and allied health professionals. CPD points may be claimed. To access the online training, visit the ELLC website.
NATSIFAC Program — 2018–2019 Residential Expansion Round grant open
The 2018-19 Budget announced additional funding of $105.7 million to expand the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care (NATSIFAC) Program over four years, starting in 2018–19.
The Residential Expansion Round grant opportunity is a competitive process to increase the number of residential places under the NATSIFAC Program in remote and very remote Australia (geographical locations defined as Modified Monash Model 6 and 7). Initial funding up to $60 million is available.