CareSearch Blog: Palliative Perspectives

The views and opinions expressed in our blog series are those of the authors and are not necessarily supported by CareSearch, Flinders University and/or the Australian Government Department of Health.
 

How can we better recognise dying in acute care?

A guest blog post by Jeanette Lacey, End of Life Care Nurse Practitioner, Hunter New England LHD

  • 21 July 2021
  • Author: Sam Parker
  • Number of views: 562
  • 1 Comments
How can we better recognise dying in acute care?

In her third and last blog for the series, Jeanette Lacey discusses how changing questions asked in acute care hospitals can help to recognise dying earlier.

The promise of technology for older Australians

A blog post by Kristina Walsh, Research Associate, CareSearch, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University

  • 15 July 2021
  • Author: CareSearch
  • Number of views: 381
  • 0 Comments
The promise of technology for older Australians

The ability to remain positive when dealing with many of the issues that come with ageing can be difficult. CareSearch Research Associate and Registered Nurse Kristina Walsh discusses how technology has the potential to make ageing more positive. 

The CareSearch portal: What lies beneath, what lies ahead

A blog post by Professor Jennifer Tieman, CareSearch Director, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University

  • 7 July 2021
  • Author: CareSearch
  • Number of views: 311
  • 1 Comments
The CareSearch portal: What lies beneath, what lies ahead

CareSearch is currently undertaking a major re-structure to its website. CareSearch Director, Professor Jennifer Tieman, discusses the main drivers for the redevelopment and how these changes will be implemented over the coming months.

Tips for compassionate end-of-life care in acute care

A guest blog post by Jeanette Lacey, End of Life Care Nurse Practitioner, Hunter New England LHD

  • 1 July 2021
  • Author: Sam Parker
  • Number of views: 688
  • 5 Comments
Tips for compassionate end-of-life care in acute care

In her second blog, Jeanette Lacey provides tips on how to provide compassionate end-of-life care in a public hospital acute care unit.

Palliation from the PBS Prescriber Bag

A blog post by Paul Tait, Pharmacist and PhD Candidate, Research Centre for Palliative Care, Death, and Dying (RePaDD), Flinders University

  • 22 June 2021
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 646
  • 0 Comments
Palliation from the PBS Prescriber Bag

Medicines play a central role in keeping people in the terminal phase at home. Pharmacist and PhD candidate Paul Tait discusses the PBS prescriber bag and how it could be used by prescribers who conduct home visits for people with palliative care needs.

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The CareSearch blog Palliative Perspectives informs and provides a platform for sharing views, tips and ideas related to palliative care from community members and health professionals. 
 

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