Australian Ageing Agenda
Palliative Care ACT has welcomed the ACT Government’s five-year plan to improve the development and delivery of palliative care services in the territory but has called for more emphasis on home-based services and support for carers.
Canada- The Globe and Mail
Quebec has reached a new phase in the heart-wrenching debate over whether to allow terminally ill patients to decide when to die.
The Advance Care Plan app has earned appsbar.com’s App of the Day award as an example of how any entity, in any industry, can use new mobile technologies for outreach and engagement.
UK- The Telegraph
A leading nurse has claimed that more terminally ill patients are dying in agony after the English government’s decision to scrap the Liverpool Care Pathway.
It’s OK to Die
Rea L. Ginsberg writes “We believe the term ‘good death’ is a nod to perfection out of human reach. It is a nod to the impossible. The ‘good death’ is a tree of dreams. The ‘good-enough death’ is what we can reasonably pursue and achieve.”
Interview with Father Bauer, a specialist in spirituality in palliative care who has spent much of his working life in different parts of sub-Saharan Africa.