Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

Andrew Allsop

Andrew Allsop is a social worker who is working as the Support Manager, Psychosocial and Spiritual Service with Silver Chain’s community specialist palliative care service that covers all of metropolitan Perth in WA. He provides a social work service to one of the 9 interdisciplinary teams that comprise this service and manage the social workers and chaplains.

Mr Allsop has diverse experience serving on the executive committees of representative bodies and peak organisations. He is currently Vice-President of PCA and prior to this completed two terms as President of Palliative Care WA. He is a member of PCA’s national policy advisory committee and Chair the PCA Standards Review Committee. In his 25 years of practice and management he has actively sought to contribute to improved access to the highest quality community care and palliative care by all Australians.
Mr Allsop is passionate about ensuring broad community engagement with palliative care that fully encompasses the physical, psychosocial and spiritual domains.