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Healthcare

If death freaks you out, Molly can help.

In preparation for the Advance Care Planning Conference in Sydney, 2-3 May 2016, we spent a few moments with Molly Carlile AM, FACN, FAICD, Deathtalker® (www.deathtalker.com), National Ambassador for 'Dying to Know Day' and gained some insights into the focus of discussions on palliative care with regards to end-of-life management. What have been some of the highlights of your career…

30 Mar 2016, by Informa Australia

Healthcare

Overcoming HINH challenges with Advance Care Planning

Ageing Australians make up the largest consumer group of healthcare. The risk of developing hospital acquired iatrogenic complications for older patients led to the development of hospital avoidance programmes, which aim to provide care in the patients’ own environment, such as their home or Nursing Home. With a team of nurses, general practitioners and aged…

9 Apr 2014, by Informa Australia

Healthcare

Creating person-centred care: Advance Care Planning within a Transition Care Program

Advance care planning is not new. Its benefits have been experienced in Australia and throughout the world for many years. In order to deliver more person-centred care to improve patience experience, healthcare professionals should recognise the advantage of the Advance Care Planning program. Meagan Adams, a Registered Nurse in Critical Care Nursing, and the Advance…

4 Apr 2014, by Informa Australia