Holistic approach to palliative care required for consumers and carers

Consumer Health Forum

22 May 2018 - Palliative Care Australia, Consumers Health Forum of Australia and Carers Australia released the Consensus Statement: Carer and Consumer Engagement in Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care today at the National Palliative Care Week Parliamentary Breakfast in Canberra.

Palliative Care Australia CEO, Liz Callaghan said the consensus statement highlights the need for palliative care and end-of-life care to be strongly responsive to the needs, preferences and values of people, their families and carers.

“Dying is a normal part of life so it is important for all Australians to have discussions about death and dying and the type of care they wish to receive to ensure a quality end of life.

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