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End-of-Life care

Five focus groups were held with a total of 21 consumers who were either receiving services as they approached the end of life, or had cared for patients who had received End of Life Care (EOLC)...

Care at end of life

The Care at end of life: Education and training framework has been initiated to assist with developing a localised Hospital and Health Service (HHS) End of Life Education and Training Strategy for...

seeds

The Care at End of Life SEED (Support, Explore, Excel, Deliver) Innovation Program is an initiative that helps to strengthen the capacity of Queensland health services to respond to the needs of...

Care Alert Kit Banner

Care Alert Kits are designed to conveniently store all important healthcare documents in one location. This allows easy accessibility for anybody who may need to view hardcopy documentation,...

eat-drink-quality-of-life

Decisions regarding eating and drinking during palliative care can be complex and may significantly impact on an individual’s quality of life. Speech Pathologists (SPs) may feel ill prepared and...

rainy-day-care

The Rainy Day Care project tested a simple, practical, structured (yet flexible) bundle approach to ‘identify, assess and plan’ care for people with progressive life-limiting illness who may be...

simulation

Simulation Based Education (SBE) is an established method of teaching communication skills for clinicians. A local SBE course with a short face to face commitment provides accessible training to...

emergency-pathway

Many patients seek care in the Emergency Department (ED) for acute crises related to chronic, life-threatening illnesses. Such visits tend to increase as a patient’s clinical status deteriorates...

code

Queensland Health has invested significantly in the review of the ‘Care Plan for the Dying Person (CPDP), premised on the International Collaborative Best Care of the Dying plan, which supports...

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Five focus groups were held with a total of 21 consumers who were either receiving services as they approached the end of life, or had cared for patients who had received End...

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