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Infants, children and young people affected by life-limiting illnesses need quality palliative care. In this blog, the Paediatric Palliative Care National Action Plan Project team discuss their new initiative which aims to build the capacity of the Australian health care system to respond to the specific needs of children and young people with life-limiting conditions.
Many patients at the end of life are sent to Emergency Departments (EDs). In this blog, Tomi Omoya a Registered Nurse and PhD Candidate at Flinders University, shares her research findings on the provision of end-of-life care, death, and dying in Australian EDs.
In our sixth SA Palliative Care 2020 Grants Program blog, Dr Priyanka Vandersman from RePaDD at Flinders University shares how evidence, research, and inputs from family caregivers and aged care staff formed the foundation of a practical resource aimed at supporting bereavement, grief, and loss.
In our fifth SA Palliative Care 2020 Grants Program blog, member of Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA), Julian Soriano explains how their projects will examine the role of and how to better support pharmacists in residential aged care facilities.
In our fourth SA Palliative Care 2020 Grants Program blog, Mr Peter Laintoll, Lyell McEwin Volunteer Association, in collaboration with Mr Kamal Dahal, Member of the South Australian Bhutanese Association along with Professor Gregory Crawford, Northern Adelaide Palliative Care Service and The University of Adelaide, Associate Professor Ann Dadich of Western Sydney University and Dr Aileen Collier of University of Auckland and RePADD at Flinders University discuss how their project will investigate what safe and high-quality palliative and end-of-life care means from the perspective of Bhutanese, Syrian, and Afghani communities in Northern Adelaide.