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How Play School’s Little Ted is helping parents and kids talk about death and grief

From Mufasa in The Lion King to the loss of Bambi's mother, death is never far from a children's film. Yet for many parents, figuring out the right time — and language — to explain [...]

By |August 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dying To Know Day – August 8

Dying To Know Day is designed to encourage communities to become more death literate. But what does being 'death literate' mean exactly? WHAT IS DEATH LITERACY? It’s the practical know-how needed to plan well for [...]

Best practice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Care

Under the theme – Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future – NAIDOC Week 2019 will be held nationally from Sunday 7 July and continue through to Sunday 14 July. Aboriginal and [...]

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Compassionate care program offers inmates chance to care

Compassionate care and hospice programs are being implemented in prisons across the United States. Compassionate care, according to Tim Cunningham, an assistant professor of nursing at the University of Virginia, can be effective in any [...]

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What do Aboriginal Australians want from their aged care system? Community connection is number one

The Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population is ageing at a much faster rate than the non-Indigenous population. Aboriginal Australians record high mid-life rates of multiple chronic diseases including heart disease and stroke, lung disease, and type 2 [...]

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