National Advance Care Planning Week, initiated by Advance Care Planning Australia is coming soon. Advance Care Planning week is a good time to think about your values and beliefs, talk with your family about your future health care wishes, and make these choices known.
If you were unable to communicate your health care choices to doctors, because of illness or accident, who would speak on your behalf? Would they know and therefore make the same decisions you would make for … Read the rest
posted on 15th Mar 2019
End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) is funded by the Australian Government to support health professionals and aged care staff to provide end of life care to senior Australians in residential aged care and the community.
In her blog, Dr Jennifer Tieman adds her perspective as the Director and Chief Investigator of the CareSearch project, to the need for Australia to be ready to care for older people as they come to the end … Read the rest
posted on 13th Mar 2019
National Advance Care Planning Week, 16 ‐ 22 April 2018, encourages all Australians, regardless of their current health status to make their future health care preferences known. The initiative challenges people to start conversations with loved ones about what living well means to them and to consider who they would want to speak for them, if they were too sick to speak for themselves.
Organisations and community groups are invited to host an event to help raise … Read the rest
posted on 12th Apr 2018