PCSA is the peak body for palliative care services and supporters in South Australia.
Who are we?
Palliative Care South Australia (PCSA) is a leading charity and independent peak body representing palliative care providers, the community and people experiencing a serious illness, dying, death and grief, as well as those with an interest in palliative care across South Australia.
PCSA is a membership association. Collectively, the PCSA membership body holds tremendous knowledge and wisdom about the challenges the sector faces and the opportunities those challenges can bring. PCSA is a founding member of Palliative Care Australia.
Helping all South Australians to live, die and grieve well
The Why? The way we care for our dying reflects the humanity and compassion of our society
Other Palliative Care Organisations
Other Jurisdictional Palliative Care Peak organisations include:
PCA affiliate member organisations include:
Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Inclusion
Palliative Care SA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and seas on which we live and work, and pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We are committed to reconciliation.
Palliative Care SA respects and values diverse life challenges, creating an environment that is inclusive of all.
How PCSA Helps
We Educate: We provide palliative care education for everyone, including community members, community organisations, corporates, as well as health, social and community professionals.
We Advocate: We are the collective voice palliative care in SA. Collectively, the PCSA membership body holds tremendous knowledge and wisdom about the challenges the sector faces and the opportunities those challenges can bring. PCSA advocates both at the state and national level (as a founding member of Palliative Care Australia).
We Support Services We support the palliative care (specialist and generalist) services and their workforce, to improve the quality of life of South Australians experiencing a serious illness, dying, death and grief.
We Raise Awareness: We organise awareness raising campaigns, share communications and host events to showcase what palliative care is, why palliative care is important, how to access palliative care and how you can become a compassionate community or get involved with the palliative care sector.