Finland – UUTISET
Finnish palliative care is well behind other European countries, with doctors and nurses receiving inadequate training for treating terminally ill patients. However, interest in developing palliative care is slowly rising.
US – Preston County News & Journal
Camp Nabe takes quiet, nervous children who have lost someone and helps them turn into strong individuals who learn they don’t have to deal with grief by themselves.
Australia – Pulse Magazine
Palliative care advisory service Decision Assist has launched its first app, aimed at supporting GPs with access to information on clinical care for older palliative patients living at home or in residential care.
Canada – Guelph Mercury
Karen Duby of Guelph saw first-hand the warm, welcoming atmosphere in end-of-life care offered by Hospice Wellington late last year, when her mother, Donna Duby, entered the Guelph facility.
US – Central Kentucky News
Heritage Hospice has been named a 2015 Hospice Honors recipient by Deyta, an industry leader in gathering data. Deyta partners with thousands of hospices, home health, human services and other healthcare organizations.
UK – The Guardian
Human mortality is, of course, no secret, and yet I suspect that a lot of people consider it to be something that happens to other people, writes Guardian columnist Deborah Orr.
For victims of Alzheimer’s, whole lifetimes vanish. For their loved ones, faith is tested and perseverance tried.
The vital contribution of the 187,000 family carers in Ireland make will be recognised with the launch today of National Carers Week (June 8th – 14th).
National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP research provides data and profiles of family caregivers today; caregiving solutions are needed.