Our Business

PALLIATIVE CARE SOUTH AUSTRALIA INC

Strategic Plan 2016-2020

Our Vision

All South Australians facing death and bereavement are supported to live, die and grieve well. 

Our Mission

To influence, foster and promote quality palliative care for all
To advocate for the needs, rights and interests of those who are dying and those who care for them
To foster and promote community awareness and understanding of palliative care
To be an independent and informed voice on issues and directions for quality palliative care services.

Our Values

Acceptance

We promote acceptance of death as a natural part of life. 

Openness

We encourage open and honest communication about dying, death and grief.

Respect

We offer and encourage respect for those who are facing death or who are dying.

Inclusion

We work and engage with others to achieve our vision and mission.

Our Business

PCSA is the peak body for palliative care in South Australia and the primary contact point for government agencies, stakeholders, professional bodies, and the community.  It is governed by the Board and 

PCSA is governed by the rules outlinned in the Constitution.  PCSA will provide leadership and advocacy for the achievement of sustainable quality palliative care. We will work with government, health professionals, national and state agencies, and the community to achieve this. PCSA will inform, empower and engage with the SA public regarding the nature of palliative care, available services, and current issues in provision and delivery. We will pursue all opportunities to increase our profile, resources, and expertise both for Palliative Care South Australia Inc and palliative care in general. 

Commitments

BUSINESS STRATEGIES
LEADERSHIP
To act as the peak body for palliative care in South Australia and the primary contact point for government agencies, stakeholders, professional bodies, and the community
State and National Agenda
Lead on, influence and contribute to the state and national palliative care agenda
Service Quality
Take initiatives to increase quality outcomes for people with palliative needs
Equity of Access
Ensure all South Australians are catered to in the provision of information and services
ADVOCACY
To advocate for the achievement of sustainable quality palliative care working with government, professionals, national and state agencies, and the community
Palliative Care and Bereavement
Advocate to government and others for improved palliative care services and to increase access to grief and loss counselling and support services
COMMUNITY OUTREACH
To inform, empower and engage with the SA public regarding the nature of palliative care, available services, and current issues in provision and delivery
 
Engagement for palliative care awareness
Build key relationships to assist the cost-effective provision of information across workplaces and the community
Information Advances
Take advantage of multi-platform opportunities to increase awareness of palliative care and address particular areas of information need
BUILDING OUR CAPACITY
Build membership to expand dissemination of our messages and to strengthen our voice to government and community
Focus on Membership
Membership is a critical area of activity for PCSA
SUSTAINING OUR BUSINESS
To pursue all opportunities to increase our profile, resources, and expertise for PCSA and palliative care in general.
Increasing growth, reach and expertise
Focus on governance expertise and future resourcing
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Palliative Care

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South Australia 2016

Palliative Care South Australia

Suite 3b 62-66 Glen Osmond Road
Parkside SA 5063
PO Box 435 Fullarton SA 5063
Phone: 8271 1643 ABN: 66 185 542 917

Donations are approved tax deductible.
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