The Palliative Care Bridge Supporting living to the end
Nutrition and palliative care
A conversation with Ms Melissa Scattergood about the role of a dietitian, of nutrition and the aim of nutritional management in palliative care and in terminal care.
Professor Rod MacLeod
Welcome to the Palliative Care Bridge
A brief introduction to the Palliative Care Bridge with Professor Rod MacLeod, Senior Staff Specialist at HammondCare.
Did I die well? Quality and safety in palliative care
What is a good death? A discussion about how to ensure high quality care in the last days of life.
A/Prof. Richard Chye
Medical decision-making and the ethics behind it
A seminar style video, with palliative care health professionals discussing ethical situations that may arise working in palliative care.
Professor Rod Macleod
The elephant in the room (euthanasia and assisted dying)
Euthanasia: what is it and how it is different from palliative care.
Sandra Sullivan & Kate Weyman
Clinical supervision – caring for the care provider
What is clinical supervision, who participates and what are the benefits of participating?
When to refer for specialist palliative care and/or end of life care
Finding the right time to refer to palliative care can be challenging.
Cancer care coordination (head and neck cancers)
A description of the service provided by the multi-disciplinary team who work with these patients and their families.
Trish Sutton & Sandra Sullivan
Community palliative care teams
What role does community palliative care have in caring for people and in supporting people who wish to die at home?
Dr Sarah Wenham
Discussions regarding end of life care and do not resuscitate decisions
When should the discussion regarding end of life care occur and with whom?
Introducing the Palliative Care Bridge
The Palliative Care Bridge is a state-wide education program for health professionals.
Dr Elspeth Correy
Palliative care and dementia
A discussion about how, why and when to consider palliative care as part of dementia care.
Dr David Anderson
Palliative care and intensive care
Despite apparently seeming to be almost polar opposites, intensive care and palliative care have a lot in common.
Dr Anthoulla Mohamudally
“How long do I have?” is a key question for patients with advanced, incurable disease. A discussion of accuracy and formulation of prognosis.
Rural palliative care
The benefits and challenges involved in delivering rural and remote palliative care services.
Dr Jane Mowll
Viewing the body
The importance of offering people a timely and sensitively managed choice to view or not view the body after death.