Overview of a Palliative Care Approach in RAC


It is widely understood in Australia that people with life-limiting illness can live until they die in an atmosphere of care and support.  This palliative care approach is difficult to achieve in residential aged care facilities, especially when people have dementia and other incurable medical conditions. 

On completion of this topic, you will have gained an increased understanding of:

  • Palliative care 
  • Contemporary palliative care and it’s relevance in residential aged care (RAC)
  • Who can provide a palliative approach in residential aged care 
  • Transitions in care
  • The meaning of a “good” death

The duration of this topic is: 1 hour

Rating: Level 1

Author: Penny West

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Enrolment duration: 364 days
Cost: 45(AUD)

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