Culturally Appropriate Palliative Care for Patients from the West Kimberley: A case study

Event Date: Wednesday 1 April, 2020
Venue:Brian Vivian Lecture Level 4, South Block, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth
Target Audience:Doctors, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Allied health, Aboriginal Health Workers, Social and Emotional Wellbeing Workers, Aboriginal Liaison Officers working with Aboriginal Patients with a life limiting illness.
Registration information:Registration is essential as places are limited. Register online at
Contact Details:Phone Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) on 9382 9300 or email

This session will explore the topic of culturally appropriate palliative care for your remote Aboriginal clients and their families.                                                                        

We will showcase a video resource developed by Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE) in collaboration with the Yiriman Project. 

Palliative Care Specialists and will present an interactive case study. We will then get the opportunity to hear from the Royal Perth Hospital Aboriginal Department and their services and experiences.

WA Aboriginal Interpreting Services will present on an interpreters role and its code of ethics. They will also touch on common miscommunication concerns, including gratuitous concurrence and Kriol language.

For more information and to register please see the Culturally Appropriate Palliative Care for Patients from the West Kimberley: A case study flyer (83kb). Complete registration online at

Enquiries please email or phone 9382 9300.

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