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ELDAC- End of Life Directions for Aged Care

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The ELDAC project aims to improve the care of older Australians. Health professionals and aged care workers can access information, guidance, and resources to support palliative care and advance care planning for older people and their families

End of Life Law in Australia

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End of Life Law in Australia provides accurate, practical and relevant information to assist you in navigating the challenging legal issues that can arise with end of life decision-making.

This website is an initiative of the Australian Centre for Health Law Research. It is designed to be used by patients, families, health and legal practitioners, the media, policymakers and the broader community to access information about Australian laws relating to death, dying and decision-making at the end of life

Micah Projects Inc

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Micah projects is a community based not for profit organization in Brisbane.

They provide a range of support and advocacy services to individuals and families who need assistance in the areas of: Domestic Violence; Homelessness; Supported housing; Mental health; Families and children; Adults who suffered sexual abuse as children, people placed in out-of-home care as children.

Managing Affairs after Death

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The Queensland Government have created a checklist as a useful reminder of what needs to be done after a funeral.

The checklist can be personalised to cater for the needs of the person who is managing the affairs of someone who has passed away.

Footprints

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An organization that provides support for people with disabilities, older people, their carers and families, people with mental health issues, and people who are experiencing social and financial disadvantage and those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Centre based programs are available for people residing throughout North Brisbane as well as home-based services for older persons within inner Northern and Southern Brisbane.

Kidney Health Information Service

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Kidney Health Information Service is a not for profit organisation whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes. This aims to lead to substantial improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases, their families and carers, as well as developing initiatives that reduce the incidence of kidney disease in the Australian community.

Parkinson’s Queensland

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Parkinson's Queensland provides access to comprehensive and relevant services, encouraging independence and improved quality life for patients with Parkinson's disease. They provide a library of resources, information for patients and carers and support groups are available.

Caregiver’s Handbook for Advanced-Staged Huntington Disease

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The aim of this handbook is to familiarize you with Huntington Disease, so that you can recognize its symptoms and know what to expect as it progresses. Included are some general principles of care and tips that other caregivers have found helpful.

Produced by: Huntington Society of Canada

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Queensland

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Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Queensland aim to help reduce the impact of the disease on patients, their families and carers. They achieve this by providing information, education, support and through raising awareness of MND and its impact.

Legal Aid Queensland

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Legal Aid Queensland is a statutory authority that provides legal information, advice and representation to financially disadvantaged Queenslanders.

The Public Trustee

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The Public Trustee provides Enduring Powers of Attorney, free wills, investment, exectuor and financial administration services to Queenslanders.

They can assist adults with an intellectual disability, psychiatric illness or an acquired brain injury, with managing their financial affairs. For further information visit the website.

Office of the Public Guardian – Adult

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The Office of the Public Guardian is an independent statutory body that protects the rights and interests of vulnerable Queenslanders, including adults with impaired capacity to make their own decisions.

National Association of People with HIV Australia

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National Association of People with HIV Australia (NAPWHA) is the peak non-government organisation representing community-based groups of people living with HIV. NAPWHA provides advocacy, policy, health promotion, effective representation, and outreach on a national level.