How the internet is changing the way we grieve

People don’t die in the same way that they used to. In the past, a relative, friend, partner would pass away, and in time, all that would be left would be memories and a collection [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

‘We need to respond better to the impact of grief’: Joint policy released

Palliative Care Australia and the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement have launched a joint Policy Statement on Grief and Bereavement to highlight the need for further investment in bereavement services. In the statement they [...]

By |August 10th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Free Understanding Dementia online course

The University of Tasmania's Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is an easily accessible online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. It's free and anyone can enrol. The ageing [...]

Art competition tells the story of life and death

As part of the Palliative Care NSW Conference being hosted in Kiama in November this year, members of the community are being invited to help tell the story of life and death through art. The [...]

By |July 11th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Talking End of Life with people with intellectual disability

Conversations about death and dying can be difficult at the best of times. Having this conversation with someone with an intellectual disability might seem even harder. Just like everyone else, people with intellectual disabilities need [...]

By |July 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments