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The COVID-19 pandemic has created many opportunities for us to use technology in new and creative ways. Within the pandemic, the importance of technology in aged care has only grown, becoming a critical way of providing information, maintaining relationships, and supporting vital care. In this blog Professor Jennifer Tieman introduces a suite of Digital Innovations activities being developed by ELDAC.
In the fifth blog for our National Palliative Care Project series, by Professor Josephine Clayton, Dr Srivalli Nagarajan, Kelly Arthurs, Madeleine Juhrmann, and Marie Alford from HammondCare and Professor Jennifer Tieman from CareSearch discuss how the Advance Project will help address a critical gap in training and resources to support people with dementia accessing palliative care and advance care planning.
In the fourth blog for our National Palliative Care Projects series, Professor Liz Reymond, Director for Metro South Health at Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative, discusses the aims of the caring@home Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders People Project.
An inevitable part of life is that we will all die one day. Our Director Professor Jennifer Tieman discusses the importance of being able to learn, care and plan for death, dying and palliative care and how the Part of Life campaign aims to support us.
In the third blog for our National Palliative Care Projects series, Lachlan Puzey, Policy Officer at Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) discusses how the Palliative Care Online Training Portal is working to improve the quality of and access to palliative care skill development for aged care and health service providers.