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.
 

Appreciating diversity at the end of life

A guest blog post by Dr Georgia Rowley, Research Associate, ELDAC

  • 19 February 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 1498
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Appreciating diversity at the end of life

Australia has a diverse older population and it is important for those caring for older Australians to have access to evidence-based resources to ensure quality care is delivered to all older people, regardless of their specific background and preferences. Dr Georgia Rowley, Research Associate at ELDAC discusses the importance of understanding specific considerations when caring for older diverse Australians in an end of life context, and how ELDAC can provide resources to help.

SHARE - Shared Health and Advance Care Record for End of life choices

A guest blog post by Alison Stoker, Palliative Approach Project Officer, Western NSW PHN

  • 5 February 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 1110
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SHARE - Shared Health and Advance Care Record for End of life choices

Eleven Primary Health Networks (PHNs) across Australia are implementing the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care (GCfAHPC) measure. In the third blog in our series on GCfAHPC, Alison Stoker, Palliative Approach Project Officer at Western NSW PHN discusses their ‘SHARE’ project and activities in implementing a shared Palliative Approach across Far West and Western NSW.

The Peace of Mind Project: Raising Community Awareness about Dementia, Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care

A guest blog post by Anne Harley, Integrated Health Coordinator, South Western Sydney PHN

  • 30 January 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 1151
  • 1 Comments
The Peace of Mind Project: Raising Community Awareness about Dementia, Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care

Eleven Primary Health Networks (PHNs) across Australia are implementing the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care (GCfAHPC) measure. In the second blog in our series on GCfAHPC, Anne Harley, Integrated Health Coordinator at South Western Sydney PHN discusses their 'Peace of Mind' project and activities to raise community awareness about dementia, advance care planning and palliative care.

Enabling Choice for South Australians (ECSA)

A guest blog post by Julie Armitage, Palliative Care Improvement Coordinator and Lyn McVee, Palliative Care Improvement Facilitator, Adelaide PHN

  • 22 January 2020
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 799
  • 0 Comments
Enabling Choice for South Australians (ECSA)

Eleven Primary Health Networks (PHNs) across Australia are implementing the Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care (GCfAHPC) measure. In the first of our blog series on GCfAHPC, Julie Armitage and Lyn McVee from Adelaide PHN discuss the 'Enabling Choice for South Australians' project and the activities they implemented to enable and support capacity building and quality continuous improvement in palliative and end-of-life care.

Identifying and appraising existing online resources to inform content of the CarerHelp website

A guest blog post by Di Saward, Research Nurse and Project Officer at the Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne

  • 9 December 2019
  • Author: Guest
  • Number of views: 729
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Identifying and appraising existing online resources to inform content of the CarerHelp website

CarerHelp is an online resource that empowers family carers to prepare for caring for a person with terminal illness. Di Saward from Centre for Palliative Care at St Vincent’s Hospital discusses the importance of identifying and appraising existing online resources to inform content, and some of the processes involved in developing CarerHelp.

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