World media roundup – 7 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Myths that keep Kenyans from hospices

Kenya- The People

According to Kenya Hospice and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), most patients shy away from seeking treatment in a hospice due to perceptions that services are for the dying and sick old people.

Collaborating with the arts

Australian Ageing

Residential aged care facilities should partner with local arts organisations to support their residents to age creatively, says palliative care expert Molly Carlile.

No end of life protocol for patients with terminal illness

Malta Today

There exists no end of life protocol for patients suffering from terminal illnesses, Health Minister Godfrey Farrugia has said.

Using tech to engage patients in advance care planning


Post on using technology to help patients engage in the process of advance care planning.

Fixing end of life care

US News

Experts at the US News Hospital of Tomorrow conference discussed how healthcare professional can better manage palliative care.

Music gives people a voice when words fail them at the end of their lives

UK- The Guardian

A music therapist describes how improvising songs can open a vital channel of communication in palliative care.

When treatment fails: Teens and end of life care

ehospice Canada

Dr Anne Grinyer on the psychosocial impact of cancer in adolescents and young adults.

American hospice foundation hosts 2nd Annual Okuyamba Festival

ehospice Africa

Okuyamba Fest in the USA celebrates international food, drink and art to raise awareness and funds for palliative care in Uganda.

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