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From Palliative Care Australia Palliative Matters Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care


  1. Arun Ramchand is dying to talk

    25 October 2016

    Friends meditating and chanting matras, prayers to help him accept death and a rooftop party all feature in Arun Ramchand’s end-of-life wishes. He hopes in his afterlife to enjoy the good food his grandparents used to cook for him without gaining any weight.

  2. 10 minutes with Tatiana Slezak

    23 November 2015

    Bilingual educator Tatiana Slezak ran education sessions about palliative care for people whose first language is Polish. She explains how culture can impact perceptions of palliative care and what helps people from non-English speaking backgrounds to learn about it.

  3. CALD communities engaged in end-of-life discussions

    2 November 2015

    Nearly 5000 people from 10 culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Victoria have learned about palliative care in the first two years of a community education project that has scope to be replicated elsewhere.

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