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Taking care of the carers

Caring for patients at the end of life is emotionally demanding work but regular clinical supervision for nurses can help to buffer against stress, writes Andrea Gregory. At the end of 2010, the Northern Adelaide Palliative Care Service implemented an ...

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An end free from pain

Urgent action is needed to ensure quality care at the end of life for all Australians, reports Annie May. More than 50 per cent of Australians will die in hospitals, despite the vast majority wanting to die at home. Currently ...

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Tool to assess carers’ needs

Project aims to support family carers of loved ones at end-of-life. A Curtin University-led international collaboration is aiming to bring dignity and support to end-of-life patients and the people who care for them. In collaboration with Silver Chain Hospice Care, ...

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Asking the right questions

Dying is not an easy topic for discussion but the conversation needs to take place. Palliative care needs to be embedded in undergraduate training of health professionals to improve the quality of care when dying, says an expert. Dying is ...

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