Summary

This document provides guidance to people within the aged care sector who are responsible for incorporating voluntary assisted dying into their existing end-of-life care service provision. The guidance focuses on:

  • delivering person centred care to people requesting information about or access to voluntary assisted dying
  • providing support for the treating healthcare team and other staff involved in the person’s care.

It is recommended that the guidance be read in conjunction with other guidance available on the voluntary assisted dying page.

 

Details

Publication Type
Document
Topic
Policies and Procedures
Date Published
17 Apr 2019
Size
7 pages
Update Frequency
Annually
Available format
DOCX
Author
Department of Health and Human Services