From Palliative Care Australia Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care
18 May 2020
In the first months of 2020, many Australians had to learn to connect online while they were isolating to avoid COVID-19 spread. Family celebrations became video calls and work meetings transformed into online catchups. While […]
7 May 2020
The richness of the Bear Cottage culture has made it possible for me to transition to providing online Zoom music therapy sessions with an ease which has taken me by surprise. Working from home, as […]
12 March 2020
The first thing that strikes you when you meet Nils Lantzke is his generosity of spirit. When he tells the story of how he got his first alpaca, Honeycomb, as a gift in 2003, Nils […]
9 December 2019
Over 200 Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Health Professionals, Elders and Community members from across the country gathered in Brisbane recently to attend the inaugural Dying to Yarn – Palliative Care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander […]
29 September 2019
Each day across Australia, thousands of individuals and teams are working in palliative care to make a positive difference to the lives of people living with a life-limiting illness. Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is proud […]
10 September 2019
In the leadup to the 2019 National Palliative Care Awards (to be announced at the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference in Perth), we’ve been catching up with some past award winners. Today we hear from Roger […]
19 June 2019
Briony Lyle will share insights from her extraordinary life with late husband, professional golfer Jarrod Lyle, at the Oceanic Palliative Care Conference this September. From their high school days in Shepparton, Victoria to the world […]
21 December 2018
For many of us, the festive season is a time when family and friends come together to celebrate the holidays and welcome the New Year ahead. It is usually a time for fun, laughter and happiness. However for many families, the holiday season can be a time of great sadness with the memory or loss of a loved one.
3 December 2018
Palliative care is a discipline that is understood and performed in a number of different ways across the world. Each country utilises their own knowledge, resources and skills to provide quality palliative care for people with a life-limiting illness. In order for health professionals to learn about how palliative care operates in different countries, Jon Baines Tours offer dedicated palliative care tours led by experienced palliative care professionals.
What the history of medical science can tell us about choosing to better manage illness with palliative care
19 November 2018
Why is it that many Australians can choose from over 300,000 health apps for their smartphones, but not their preferred way to receive care for a life-limiting illness? Has society forgotten about what it means to deal with the final stages of life?