From Palliative Care Australia Stories about living, dying and Palliative Care
6 December 2016
People from unsupportive families that don’t function well are more at risk of developing a range of complicated grief and depressive disorders following the death of a loved one, according to a leading Australian psychiatrist.
- 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