Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

Peter Jenkin

Resthaven Inc.

Peter Jenkin is a palliative care nurse practitioner, working for the last five years at Resthaven, a large South Australian aged care provider. Peter has worked in various clinical, research and education roles in palliative care for more than 20 years and was a key member of the team that developed the “Palliative Approach Toolkit” for residential aged care facilities which was rolled out nationally by the Australian Government in 2014. Peter was the first, and remains one of a handful of specialist palliative care NPs in Australia employed by aged care providers.