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Advance care planning information targeted towards the individual and family.
Advance care planning information for people acting in the role of substitute decision makers.
Most people experience acute stress during events of natural disaster or large scale acts of violence.
Death is a reality of life, but the circumstances can vary greatly as different groups have different needs.
01 Aug 2022... This fact sheet contains information for aged care workers. Trauma and loss can cause ongoing distress and health problems. There are things you can do to help an older person experiencing trauma, loss and grief.
End of life and palliative care helps improve your quality of life if you have a life-limiting illness and provides support to your family and carers. End of life and palliative care services include help with daily tasks and access to a range of emotional, spiritual and mental health care options to suit your needs. Services also provide information and advice about death and dying, advance care planning, financial planning and many other issues that can arise at the end of life. You can have end of life and palliative care services delivered in your home, at an inpatient palliative care unit, or in a local hospital.
This fact sheet contains information on the impact of trauma, loss and grief on older people. Including what can cause grief and trauma later in life.
01 Aug 2018... Victoria is the first state in Australia to pass voluntary assisted dying laws. The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act (2017) provides a safe legal framework for people who are suffering and dying to choose the manner and timing of their death. This document provides an overview about voluntary assisted dying with information on background, law, access and how it will work.
This carer support kit is designed to support carers through their palliative care journey. The content has been developed with the encouragement and wisdom of carers themselves.
Most people experience acute stress during events like tsunamis, and most manage with courage and strength. However, sometimes it is only later when the distressing images are recalled that some of the stressful effects start to show. While most people will manage with the support of family and friends, there are times when extra help and support may be needed.
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