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Consumer Advisory Committee

Consumer Advisory Committee

The key word for EPC is community. We are a community palliative care service who is keen to have input from those EPC cares for and other people within our community.

The EPC Consumer Advisory Committee was established in 2019 and provides important insight and advice about care and experiences. It gives wider views on community palliative care. A member of EPC’s Committee of Management sits as part of the CAC allowing minutes of meeting and issues to be directly reported to the Committee of Management.

The Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) is one way to contribute to improving the care, support and services at EPC.

If you are interested in joining the CAC please complete our contact form or phone 1300 130 813.

Members of the CAC provide consumer and community perspectives to key committees such as the EPC Clinical Governance & Ethics committees, and contribute to projects and overall awareness about carer needs. You will be well supported on any committee or activity and your voice heard.

The CAC has an Engagement plan 2021-2022 that documents achievements and planned activities.

To provide feedback please complete our contact form

Testimonial

“My family couldn’t have nursed Dad at home without the support of EPC. The care and guidance we received from the team was exceptional.  I am a part of the Consumer Advisory Committee because I want to be able to contribute to the vital work done by EPC .” - Maree, CAC member

 

Meet the CAC

Jim Good, Chair of CAC

Jim Good, Chair of CAC

I am currently the chair of the Eastern Palliative Care Consumer Advisory Committee. Since the passing of my partner from metastatic breast cancer at the age of 54 in early 2018, I have become involved in community volunteering, mainly as a Consumer representative for health care organisations.

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Jenny Doreian

Jenny Doreian

Member of the Consumer Advisory Committee

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Helen Barbarikas

Helen Barbarikas

Member of the Consumer Advisory Committee

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Sally Moore

Sally Moore

Member of the Consumer Advisory Committee

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Brenda Coall

Brenda Coall

Member of the Consumer Advisory Committee

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Doreen Wilson

Doreen Wilson

Member of the Consumer Advisory Committee

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John Cairns

John Cairns

Member of the Consumer Advisory Committee

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Anne Wallis

Anne Wallis

Member of the Consumer Advisory Committee

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Ian Roberts

Ian Roberts

Member of the Consumer Advisory Committee

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