From Palliative Care Australia Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care
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.
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.
- Frail elderly put new pressure on prisons to provide palliative care
- One third of elderly patients receive futile treatment before they die
- Symbolic works created with ink-filled syringe capture life and offer therapy
- The most intimate thing I’ve done in my life: Kylie’s story
- Vicarious trauma: a young nurse shares her experience