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2017

This section will keep you up to date with project news and changes in the website as they occur during 2017.  You can also check out What's New in the Community or sign up for Twitter alerts.

A new mobile app "AllowMe!" to assist people to create a community of care around a person at the end of life
A guest blog post by Liz Callaghan, CEO Palliative Care Australia
Posted 18 October 2017

Carers and caring at the end of life
A guest blog post by Dr Jennifer Tieman, CareSearch Director, Discipline Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University
Posted 16 October 2017

@CareSearch - September 2017
The September edition of the @CareSearch newsletter is now available
Posted 04 September 2017

The Role of the Occupational Therapist in Palliative Care
A guest blog post by Dr Kathrine Hammill, Western Sydney University
Posted 29 August 2017

The Role of Music Therapy in Addressing Anxiety in Palliative Care - Part Two
A Palliative Perspectives blog on music therapy and anxiety.
Posted 25 August 2017

The Role of Music Therapy in Addressing Anxiety in Palliative Care - Part One
A Palliative Perspectives blog on music therapy and anxiety.
Posted 24 August 2017

Dying to Know Day 2017: What if talking about death didn't even raise an eyebrow?
A Palliative Perspectives blog looking at talking about death.
Posted 08 August 2017

@CareSearch - August 2017
The August edition of the @CareSearch newsletter is now available
Posted 07 August 2017

Reclaiming Dying and Death
A Palliative Perspectives blog looking at reclaiming dying and death.
Posted 03 August 2017

Exploring Death and Dying in a New Online Conversation
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 02 August 2017

Does participation in an online course about death and dying make a difference?
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 27 July 2017

From Dying2Learn to Dying to Know Day: Bringing to life conversations about death and dying
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 25 July 2017

@CareSearch - July 2017
The July edition of the @CareSearch newsletter is now available
Posted 04 July 2017

Winter 2017 RAC Hub News (612kb pdf)
The Winter 2017 edition of the RAC Hub News is now available.
Posted 29 June 2017

My Learning 10: Allied Health is a free online learning module that introduces the reader to a case story about Carly, who has been admitted to Dove House Hospice for symptom control. The module demonstrates some of the work that Allied Health Professionals do in supporting patients and families at the end of life.
Posted 22 June 2017

@CareSearch - June 2017
The June edition of the @CareSearch newsletter is now available
Posted 05 June 2017

Preparing for the future by learning from the present
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 24 May 2017

Dying2Learn supports National Palliative Care Week
CareSearch has worked with the Dying2Learn team to create some resources using content from the recently completed 2017 MOOC. Posted 23 May 2017

Nurses[HUB]news - May 2017
The May edition of the Nurses[HUBnews] newsletter is now available
Posted 17 May 2017

Aged care and palliative care: what’s the difference?
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 17 May 2017

Policy is ‘many headed’ and is important in aged care
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 12 May 2017

ALLIEDhealth[HUB]news - May 2017
Special Edition - Paediatric Palliative Care
Posted 11 May 2017

The Allied Health Hub Advisory Group met face to face in Adelaide last week to review currency of content in the information provided, and to look at how best to communicate the role of Allied Health Professionals in Palliative Care. We will provide further information in the next newsletter on any changes that have been decided about content (new or updated) and about newsletters.
Posted 09 May 2017

From APRAC and COMPAC to palliAGED
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 09 May 2017

@CareSearch - May 2017
The May edition of the @CareSearch newsletter is now available
Posted 01 May 2017

PCACE Project News - April 2017
The April edition of the PCACE Project News is now available.
Posted 28 April 2017

'Before I die...' Compassionate Communities in action
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 20 April 2017

The Impact of Loss and Grief within a Community
A new Palliative Perspectives blog
Posted 18 April 2017

@CareSearch - April 2017
The April edition of the @CareSearch newsletter is now available
Posted 03 April 2017

PCACE Project News - March 2017
The March edition of the PCACE Project News is now available.
Posted 31 March 2017

Autumn 2017 RAC Hub News (552kb pdf)
The Autumn 2017 edition of the RAC Hub News is now available.
Posted 31 March 2017

Never say die
A Palliative Perspectives blog looking at euphemisms that are used to describe death.
Posted 30 March 2017

Never too late: Death in the 21st century
A new blog makes us consider how we form our understanding of what death and dying is.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care
These pages bring together a range of resources and information to help the health care workforce and carers in providing palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Culturally safe and responsive care is an essential part of good care. We should all find out more.

ALLIEDhealth[HUB]news - March 2017
The March 2017 edition of the Allied Health newsletter is now available.
Posted 09 March 2017

@CareSearch - March 2017
The March edition of the @CareSearch newsletter is now available
Posted 07 March 2017

PCACE Project News - February 2017
The February edition of the PCACE Project News is now available
Posted 27 February 2017

My Learning 9: New to Palliative Care? is a free online learning module that introduces the reader to a case story in which a new nurse, Daniel starts work at a hospice. The manager uses CareSearch to help introduce Daniel to the concepts and practices that will support him as he learns about palliative care. The module will be useful as an aide to orientation to a palliative care workplace or for someone who wants to learn more about palliative care in general or about CareSearch.
Posted 22 February 2017

Nurses[HUB]news - February 2017
The February edition of the Nurses[HUBnews] newsletter is now available
Posted 15 February 2017

@CareSearch - February 2017
The February edition of the @CareSearch newsletter is now available
Posted 06 February 2017

PCACE Project News - January 2017
The January edition of the PCACE Project News is now available
Posted 27 January 2017

Website transition
We have begun moving page and sections into the new responsive design skins. This will enable visitors to engage with content regardless of the device they are using. If you are having problems with the site or believe content is missing, please email caresearch@flinders.edu.au

ALLIEDhealth[HUB]news - January 2017
The January 2017 edition of the Allied Health newsletter is now available.
Posted 12 January 2017

Web Based Learning
Information on new modules have been added. Modules included on this list have been appraised for the quality of their content, and their relevance for palliative care.
Posted 05 January 2017

Last updated October 2017