Rethinking palliative care

A Victorian health service is hoping to change the perception that palliative care is only for the end of a patient's life.

The newly-launched Culturally Responsive Palliative Care Project is targeting multicultural communities with this message.

 

It is being run by Palliative Care Victoria and the Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria.

 

The project has been launched in the Chinese, Italian, Maltese, Turkish and Vietnamese communities, where a new series of education sessions will be delivered.

 

The Chairman of Palliative Care Victoria, Michael Bramwell, spoke to Hannah Sinclair.

 

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Source World News Australia

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