Palliative Care Queensland

Become a compassionate carer

This training course is thoughtfully designed to empower individuals within a community to become compassionate caregivers, supporting those facing a life-limiting illness.

Participants will gain the skills and knowledge needed to create compassionate communities where everyone can contribute to the well-being of their neighbours during challenging times.


Learn to help people in your community navigate palliative care and find support services that are right for them.

Costs: $1,000 (excl GST).

Potential additional costs: If located more than 10km from the PCQ office – staff time, km and parking reimbursement may be required.

Learning Outcomes

You’ll cover four modules;

  1. Compassionate Ear
  2. How to find information about local services & Supports.
  3. How to provide useful help to others
  4. Self-Care

“Moving from interstate, this course has most definitely provided me with resources and links to relevant local services. On a personal level, it has reminded me that processing grief has no time frame and can be an ongoing process of healing.” – Course participant

Further training for health professionals and carers

We encourage you to visit the Queensland Health Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education site to further develop your skills.

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