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Patient and Family Resources

Managing pain

CANSA, PALPRAC and PatchSA have collaborated to create an easy-to-understand guide in managing cancer pain, for adults and children. 

Oral morphine is an essential component in the management of dyspnoea and pain. This flyer gives clear instructions to patients and families on the use of oral morphine at home.

Managing breathlessness

Breathlessness is a common symptom experienced by patients with serious illness. This handout gives valuable tips to patients and families in managing this.

Caring for a loved one at home

Caring for a dying loved one at home can be daunting. This hand out will assist families and carers in understanding what the elements of care are. that needs to be paid attention to in this time.