Compassionate Communities are where people feel supported to live and die well and with confidence to make choices about end-of-life experience and care.
They complement heath and palliative care services by drawing on community resources and experience.
Onkaparinga is recognised as a Compassionate Community where people feel supported to live and die well in accordance with their wishes, feel supported at times of grief and loss and have information and confidence to make choices about end-of-life experience and care.
To establish and grow the Onkaparinga Compassionate Communities Collaborative (OCCC) to become an independent, sustainable, community-based organisation providing governance, support and strategic direction to five local Compassionate Communities (CCs).
To develop the Onkaparinga Compassionate Communities Collaborative as an independent, incorporated umbrella organisation supporting five local Compassionate Communities (CCs).
WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS, BUSINESSES, ORGANISATIONS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS
We are looking for you to partner with us in delivering this project.
You can be involved in a number of ways:
- Go onto our mailing list to receive updates and invitations to events
- Contribute relevant items to our monthly newsletter
- Join a small Compassionate Community group to develop and guide a local CC project
* Men’s group
* Carers group
* Conversation group
* Aldinga group
* Southern Vales group
* Hackham West group
- Join the project advisory group to contribute stakeholder expertise.
This project is supported by funding from SA Health through the Palliative Care 2022 Grants Program.