World hospice and palliative care news roundup – 1 December 2015

Categories: In The Media.

New guidance aims to improve end of life care for people with autism

UK – The Guardian

People with learning disabilities should have access to the same high quality care as others in the UK. A new guide sets out how to achieve this.

Tata hospital to bring palliative care to Pune

India – Pune Mirror

Known for its cost-effective cancer treatment, the hospital is set to extend its follow-up care facilities to several cities across the state.

Music therapy works better than relaxation exercises in improving health of palliative care patients

US – Medical Daily

Research has repeatedly shown that music can be used to improve learning, cognitive function, and symptoms of diseases like epilepsy and even Alzheimer’s.

The situation with children, adolescents and AIDS

ehospice International Children’s

An overview of the latest statistics on AIDS and children from UNICEF. Despite some encouraging progress, AIDS continues to wreak havoc on the lives of children and particularly adolescents around the world.

Commissioners release film to demonstrate what good end of life care can look like

ehospice UK

Berkshire West clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have produced a film to show what good, coordinated end of life care can look like.

Memory Trees program returns through Community Care

ehospice Canada

Community Care Northumberland is once again offering the opportunity to remember a loved one during the holiday season with its Memory Trees program.

Webinar on advance care planning reimbursement

ehospice USA

NHPCO, in collaboration with AAHPM, will present a Webinar on December 16 that will go over key issues involved in physician reimbursement for advance care planning.

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