Australian Ageing Agenda
Palliative Care Australia has called for end of life care to be delivered according to need rather than disease type, following new statistics showing a high concentration of services among cancer patients.
Less an actual place than a state of mind, palliative care ICU is a philosophy of doctoring that allows physicians to treat both aggressively and palliatively at the same time.
Huffington Post blog
What can we do to ensure that our loved ones, or we ourselves, get the care that meets our personal needs and goals?
New York Times
“I am staking a claim on the name life panel, because the concept of death panels has been so irresponsibly bandied about during debates about the government’s involvement in healthcare. But I really do not want to discuss politics here. I am a financial planner, and I want to focus on money.”
Richard A. Powell writes for the EAPC blog about the work of the African Palliative Care Research Network.
The benefit of government support in purchase of morphine after integration of palliative care noted at Meru Level 5 Hospital.
People living with dementia say that a diagnosis can help them plan for the future and access local support, as well as reducing anxiety.