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Australia Talks – Have You Joined In?

October 10th, 2019|Categories: General|

The Australian ABC network have conducted a national survey in July 2019 with 54,970 people from all over the country. The survey invited them to share their feelings and thoughts and answer questions about their attitudes, behaviours and experiences. Their aim was to an insight into Australian’s everyday life, and to help people understand where they [...]

Make Your Choices Known

July 22nd, 2019|Categories: General|

If you were suddenly injured in an accident or became seriously ill, who would know your choices in health care? If you have strong beliefs about what you want to happen in your future, it is vitally important to make your choices known now. No matter what age, we should all make our wishes know to [...]

Life Story Telling

November 14th, 2018|Categories: General|

Sharing your life story encourages families to have conversations about life and what matters most. The power of telling your own story cannot be overestimated. A great story resonates with us emotionally and can be treasured by the family as a keepsake, for years to come. There are the important events that shape our lives – [...]

Dame Cicely Saunders – Pioneer of the Modern Hospice Movement

September 25th, 2018|Categories: General|

“The way we die lives on in the memory of those who survive”. This quote is from Dame Cicely Saunders (1918-2005), founder of the modern hospice movement. Hospice care is a philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient's symptoms & pain, and attends to their emotional and spiritual needs. The [...]

AMA advise to Plan Ahead For End Of Life Care

September 11th, 2018|Categories: General|

Australian Medical Association President, Dr Michael Gannon, stated on 20th May 2018, “All Australians should consider planning for their end of life care, so that their families and doctors know their wishes. Australians need to plan ahead for their end of life care and discuss it with their loved ones and health professionals”. When caregivers [...]

Talking About Death and Dying

June 1st, 2017|Categories: General|

It’s a fact of life that we are all going to die one day.  There is no ‘Get Out of Jail Free’ card when it comes to death….no deals to be exceptions. For many people, thinking about death evokes strong emotions of anxiety and fear.  Others will push thoughts of death aside, laugh at [...]

Getting Your Affairs In Order – When Is The Right Time?

May 4th, 2017|Categories: General|

At various stages of adulthood, we will all have to plan ahead. It may be you are planning for the later stages of your life, or simply because of major lifestyle changes such as starting a family or travelling overseas for the first time or for an extended period of time. Life’s a gamble – nothing [...]

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