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Palliative care: It’s more than you think #NPCW2020

For National Palliative Care Week, Palliative Care Victoria has launched a video-based community awareness campaign to demonstrate and celebrate how palliative care is much more than what many people think.

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“Pen Pals”

An interim program Banksia Palliative Care Service introduced to help support clients in isolation has been a huge success. They are now considering whether it should be incorporated into their ongoing program.

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National Palliative Care Week 2020 – It’s more than you think

To coincide with National Palliative Care Week, Palliative Care Victoria is launching a video-based community awareness campaign that aims to educate and celebrate how palliative care is much more than what many people t

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The essential role of volunteers when social distancing is the norm.

Volunteers are well known to provide the additional human face of palliative care services. However, in the current pandemic, visits are restricted, or undertaken by phone or Skype providing a challenge to their role.

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The art of communicating compassion in PPE: Pantomime of Purposeful Expression

Liese Groot-Alberts, a NZ palliative care educator and mentor offers simple techniques to help reduce stress and anxiety, re-connect with your compassion and improve communication during this time of pandemic.

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