International Business Times
A report from the Chonnam National University Medical School Gwangju in South Korea says that hypoactive and “mixed” delirium are a strong sign that patients are close to dying.
India – The Hindu
College students have vowed to volunteer for palliative care activities to help people who are bed-ridden due to accidents and diseases.
Canada – CBC News
It’s something many Canadians take for granted, but choosing to live out their last days at home is not an option for many First Nations people according to a university researcher studying the issue.
US – The Sentinel
Currently, end of life discussions are covered by Medicare only if they take place within the context of an initial visit after first enrolling in Medicare. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is now considering expanding this coverage.
US – Inside Edition
When Lisa Beech checked into a hospice, her family knew there was one sure way to bring a smile to her face. After three weeks apart, the 49-year-old was visited by her beloved horse Jake in a touching reunion caught on camera.
ehospice International Children’s
A report prepared by a UN Special Rapporteur and published earlier this year highlights the need for paediatric palliative care to be part of holistic care provided to children.
Youth Against Cancer in Kenya (YACK) recently organized a talk at the Peponi Preparatory School in Nairobi. The talk targeted and engaged year eights students in the school.
Public Health England’s National End of Life Care Intelligence Network has today published a statement updating on progress towards a new national data collection from specialist palliative care services.
Madison Glinski, a 10-year-old from St Ives in Cornwall, was named Young Fundraiser of the Year at the JustGiving Awards on Wednesday evening.