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March 18, 2019
Aged care’s palliative care evidence and practice resource centre has developed two new resources to help aged care nurses and care workers provide quality end-of-life care […]
March 18, 2019
The doctor-patient relationship—the heart of medicine—is broken: Doctors are too distracted and overwhelmed to truly connect with their patients, and medical errors and misdiagnoses abound. In […]
March 18, 2019
A challenge for commissioners and providers of end-of-life care in dementia is to translate recommendations for good or effective care into quality indicators that inform service […]
March 11, 2019
The federal government has launched three new trial programs offering face-to-face assistance to senior Australians and their families in every state and territory, including selected rural and […]
March 11, 2019
Palliative care has an image problem: patients and families have negative views about receiving it, and those who need it commonly enter care reluctantly or too […]
March 11, 2019
Older people from cultural and ethnic minorities have low access to palliative or end-of-life care and there is poor uptake of Advance Care Planning by this […]