Palliative and Supportive Care Education (PaSCE)

As the preferred provider of palliative and supportive care education for health professionals, allied health, and volunteers across Western Australia, PaSCE collaborates with experienced palliative care clinicians to develop evidence-based education that enhances knowledge and confidence in delivering optimal palliative care across all healthcare settings.

Our education streams.

Cancer Council WA (CCWA) remains committed to backing palliative care education for healthcare professionals, with this commitment continuing through PaSCE. PaSCE's foundation draws from the rich heritage and legacy of Milroy Lodge, known historically as the Cottage Hospice.

Supported by various contracts under CCWA's Palliative and Supportive Care Education Team, PaSCE provides an array of programs and scholarships.

Our education streams encompass:
Bar Communications PD RACEPC PEPA Scholarships Communications Profesional Development RACEPC PEPA Scholarships

Volunteer Education

PaSCE Volunteer Education provides volunteers working in the palliative care setting with education in the palliative approach, their role as a volunteer and an understanding of the boundaries. They will learn evidence-based communication skills in supporting those dealing with grief, loss and bereavement and tools for the volunteer in to support their own self-care.

Professional Development Education

PaSCE Professional Development Education program delivers palliative and supportive care education to all health professionals and palliative care volunteers across Western Australia, who are working with patients diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. The key aims of the program are to increase confidence, capability and knowledge in this area.

Residential Aged Care Excellence in Palliative Care Communicate

Recognising the importance of effective communication, RACEPC Communicate provides quality palliative and end of life care education that aligns with the Aged Care Quality Standards and WA End-of-Life and Palliative Care Strategy. By improving knowledge of communication and palliative care skills; staff capability and confidence increases, resulting in improved satisfaction of staff, residents and their families.

Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach

Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) is a national palliative care
project which takes a strategic approach to education and training of the health workforce and delivers programs for priority health care provider groups across primary, secondary and tertiary settings.

Palliative Care Scholarships

Are you a Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional, currently working in Palliative Care or wishing to expand your horizons and move into one of the fastest growing specialties? Are you interested in undertaking post graduate study towards a Palliative Care qualification? If so, we have three Scholarships available for application.

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