The Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement has published a series of excellent resources for practitioners and the general public on topics relating to grief and bereavement during COVID-19 including Funeral Support and Physical Distancing; Living in Uncertain Times; Social Support and Bereavement during the COVID-19 Outbreak; and Supporting Children during COVID-19.
Health professional resources
Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM) and CareSearch have collated a series of resources specifically for health care professionals working in palliative care.
National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce
World Health Organisation (WHO)
Care Workers Online Training
Palliative Care Australia has formed the Australian COVID-19 Palliative Care Working Group (ACPCWG) in partnership with the Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine (ANZSPM), Palliative Care Nurses Australia (PCNA), Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (AChPM) of the Royal College of Physicians (RACP), End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC), Paediatric Palliative Care Australia and New Zealand (PAPCANZ), CareSearch, caring@home and the Australian Department of Health.
For more information on the work of the Australian COVID –19 Palliative Care Working Group visit the Palliative Care Australia COVID-19 page at https://palliativecare.org.au/covid-19-updates/
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