National Palliative Care Week 22-28 May 2016
Palliative care can be helpful for people with a range of advanced illnesses including: liver, lung, kidney and heart failure, diabetes, Parkinson’s Disease, Motor Neurone Disease, cancer and dementia. As the following stories illustrate, palliative care helps to improve the quality of life of the person who is ill and their carer.
Stories of people with a chronic illness and their carer illustrate how palliative care can improve their quality of life. Palliative care can assist people with advanced chronic illnesses such as: diabetes, dementia, kidney failure, lung disease, Parkinson’s Disease and Motor Neurone Disease.View File
These four posters feature people with a chronic illness who are receiving palliative care in Victoria. They each include a quotation about their experience of palliative care.
A2 printed posters are available from Palliative Care Victoria at no cost, while stocks last. High resolution files for printing can be downloaded from this hightail link.View File
Forum - Palliative Care and Ethnic Communities
Palliative Care Victoria and the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria are hosting a one day Forum.
This will bring together the palliative care and ethnic community sectors to celebrate their joint achievements thus far, further strengthen our relationships and advance our work to improve access to palliative care for people from diverse communities.
When: Monday 23 May 2016, 10.00am to 3.00pm
Where: Treacy Centre, 126 The Avenue, Parkville
Register: Click here to register; for further information call Palliative Care Victoria (03) 9662 9644