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Palliative Care Webinars - 2022

Previous year 2021

August 2022 - Enhancing support for family carers of people with serious illness

Palliative care aims to enhance the quality of life of people living with serious and life-limiting illness and their family carers.  However, despite policy and clinical guidelines highlighting the importance of the integration of a family approach to palliative care, evidence based systematically applied psychosocial support for family carers is still underdeveloped.

Presented by Professor Peter Hudson (Director Centre for Palliative Care) and facilitated by A/Prof Dr Mark Boughey, the webinar is available to all, however it is primarily targeted at health care professionals involved in caring for people living with a serious illness and their family carers.

May 2022 – Advance Care Planning:  Is it worth doing?

Advance Care Planning has come under the spotlight in recent months with publications in medical journals describing Advance Care Planning as not worthwhile and not achieving what it aims to do. Other authors have refuted this and provided evidence for its benefit. Where does the truth lie? Do the criticisms have merit? Do those who support Advance Care Planning have valid arguments?

In this session, both sides of the argument will be addressed and a case for Advance Care Planning will be provided. An expert panel will further explore this topic and answer audience questions.

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February 2022 – Defining and developing the concept of death literacy.

Death Literacy is defined as the knowledge and skills that people need to make it possible to gain access to, understand, and make informed choices about end of life and death care options. 

People and communities with high levels of death literacy can put this knowledge into practice. This presentation will invite you to consider the concept of death literacy and how it might apply to your setting and provide a strengths-based framework for supporting patients, families, and their communities. This will include information about the Death Literacy Index, its development and its use.


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Webinars are available on our website for 12 months from date of recording