Busting Palliative Care Myths
PCA has made a video series to combat some of the common myths associated with palliative care. The films feature patients from Caritas Christi Hospice and the Concord Centre for Palliative Care. Filming of the videos was supported by Collier Charitable Fund and Westpac Foundation.
Busting palliative care myths - full film
Myth #1 Pain is an inevitable part of dying
Myth #2 Palliative Care is only available in your last few days
Myth #3 Palliative Care hastens death
Myth #4 You can only receive palliative care in a hospital
Myth #5 Palliative care means my doctor has given up on me