Healthy dying for people with disability (HD4PWD) supports people with intellectual disability at the end of life. It supports people’s goals and delivers the best possible outcomes in life and death.
The program does this through:
Communicating for end of life - a toolkit is a set of practical resources to build disability service providers’ and health service providers’ capacity and capability. It’s built around five elements – shared:
Working together for best possible outcomes
The risk of adverse events and preventable harm is reduced when everyone works together to support a person with intellectual disability at the end of their life.
The Communicating for end of life toolkit is for:
Communication is key
Great communication is important to ensure safe, coordinated and continuous care at end-of-life.
Great communication supports person-centered care. Person-centered care:
Alignment with national safety and quality standards
The recommendations in the toolkit align with the following national quality and safety standards:
If you would like to talk to the team about training in the use of the toolkit in your workplace please contact email@example.com or call 6227 5400 and ask to speak to the Healthy Dying for People with Disability Team.
Download the complete tool kit or individual resources.
Have a question? We're happy to help. Contact the HD4PWD team firstname.lastname@example.org.
The toolkit is made possible through funding from the Department of Social Services Information Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) program.