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

HammondCare

  1. New training in assessing and addressing palliative care and advance care planning needs

    27 October 2017

    HammondCare is leading a new $2M project which aims to leave clinicians better equipped to initiate conversations about advance care planning and screen for palliative care needs. The project will target GPs, nurses and allied health staff working with older people and younger adults with chronic and debilitating illnesses, providing online learning resources, tele-mentoring and provide face-to-face training.

  2. Program supports staff to initiate conversations about intimacy

    29 August 2017

    A Sydney palliative care hospital has overcome the hurdle of sex and dying being taboo subjects, running a program to ensure staff are better equipped to initiate conversations about intimacy.


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