New palliative care helpline: 1800 870 155

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What is the ELDAC helpline?
The End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) helpline (1800 870 155) offers free access to information over the phone to people caring for older Australians with a palliative need. This includes all health professionals and workers in residential aged care, home care, general practice, primary health networks, and allied health professionals. Callers caring for older Australians at the end of life can talk to trained staff with knowledge relating to aged care, primary health and palliative care sectors. We can help you explore what type of support you might need and we can provide you with evidence-based materials such as factsheets, forms and templates, how-to guides, education, and resources – whatever you may need to support your query.
Original languageEnglish
TypePalliative Perspectives
Media of outputBlog
Number of pages3
Place of Publicationonline
Publication statusPublished - 10 Sept 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Palliative Care
  • Helpline
  • Telehealth


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