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