These blogs are part of an ongoing series with Palliative Perspectives addressing palliative care and end-of-life care issues around ageing and aged care.
Dr Katrina Erny-Albrect, Senior Research Fellow for CareSearch describes the relationship between CareSearch and palliAGED and the benefits of partnering with organisations to help people find palliative care information and resources.
Judith Leeson AM discusses the importance of planning for the end of life and how information and guidance can be found in the new CareSearch Portal to help start discussions.
Today the CareSearch Project has launched its new portal. In this blog, CareSearch Director Jennifer Tieman discusses why and how the new CareSearch Portal was developed, and the research, consultations, and partnerships that shaped its content and design.
In the eighth blog for our Oceanic Palliative Care Conference series, Juliane Samara a Nurse Practitioner at Calvary ACT Specialist Palliative Aged Care discusses a new intervention called Palliative Care Needs Rounds (PCNR) and how it can be used to improve palliative and end-of-life care coordination in residential aged care facilities (care homes).
Gabrielle Prest from Opal Health Care provides insight into how the aged care provider is optimising palliative care and end-of-life care for their residents and how the palliAGED Introduction modules for aged care nurses is assisting in this transformation.