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

HIV

  1. 10 minutes with Mike Kennedy

    4 December 2015

    Back in the early 1980s, when stigma and fear clouded HIV and AIDS, Mike Kennedy volunteered to care for an infected man who wanted to die in his own home. Mr Kennedy didn’t realise it at the time, but he was participating in a land-mark community-based palliative care service. On the eve of International Volunteer Day, his experience offers valuable lessons still.


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