Guidelines for a palliative approach for aged care in the community setting: A suite of resources
MetadataShow full item record
In Australia, many people ageing in their own homes are becoming increasingly frail and unwell, approaching the end of life. A palliative approach, which adheres to palliative care principles, is often appropriate. These principles provide a framework for proactive and holistic care in which quality of life and of dying is prioritised, as is support for families.
This article was first published in the Australasian Medical Journal, a peer-reviewed open access journal. This article is published under the Open Access publishing model and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
A retrospective population based cohort study of access to specialist palliative care in the last year of life: who is still missing out a decade on?Rosenwax, Lorna; Spilsbury, Katrina; McNamara, Beverley; Semmens, James (2016)Background: Historically, specialist palliative care has been accessed by a greater proportion of people dying with cancer compared to people with other life-limiting conditions. More recently, a variety of measures to ...
O'Connor, Moira; Hewitt, Lauren; Tuffin, P. (2013)Background: Pharmacists are among the most accessible health care professionals in the community, yet are often not involved in community palliative care teams.Objective: We investigated community pharmacists’ attitudes, ...
Rogers, I.; Shearer, F.; Rogers, J.; Ross-Adjie, G.; Monterosso, L.; Finn, Judith (2015)Introduction: In recent years the scope of palliative care has been redefined to include patients earlier in the course of their illness, and those suffering from life-limiting conditions. Paramedics may be involved in ...