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CarerHelp Information Pack for specialist palliative care services 13 October 2021

CarerHelp Information Pack for specialist palliative care services

The new CarerHelp Information Pack, developed by the CareSearch Project Team, will assist specialist palliative care services and their staff to support family carers who are caring for a person at the end of life.

CarerHelp Information Pack: Supporting end-of-life carers 7 October 2021

CarerHelp Information Pack: Supporting end-of-life carers

Caring for someone at the end of life is challenging. CareSearch Director and CarerHelp National Reference Group Member Professor Jennifer Tieman talks about why we need to empower family carers with information and practical advice. She also discusses how the new CarerHelp Information Pack developed by the CareSearch team at Flinders University will help.

Being safe, to shine with palliative care 6 October 2021

Being safe, to shine with palliative care

Associate Professor Mark Boughey, Director of Palliative Care at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and CarerHelp Diversity Project Lead, shares his personal experience as a carer for his partner Leonard. He discusses why it is important for palliative care to be safe and inclusive for everyone, particularly for diverse and underserved communities.

Meeting the end-of-life care information needs of our cultural communities 23 September 2021

Meeting the end-of-life care information needs of our cultural communities

Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health Manager Bernice Murphy shares her personal experience as an end-of-life carer for her Mum. She discusses why developing tailored information resources and communication strategies are critical for engaging our cultural communities.

Supporting the diverse needs of Australia’s end of life carers 30 August 2021

Supporting the diverse needs of Australia’s end of life carers

In the first article for the series, CarerHelp Diversity Project Lead Associate Professor Mark Boughey from St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne talks about his experience as a carer, and how the project.

CarerHelp Diversity: Addressing the need for tailored information and resources 30 August 2021

CarerHelp Diversity: Addressing the need for tailored information and resources

In the second article for our CarerHelp Diversity series, Centre for Palliative Care Senior Research Fellow Tina Thomas discusses how the project will co-develop tailored information resources.

CarerHelp Diversity scoping study 30 August 2021

CarerHelp Diversity scoping study

In the third article for our CarerHelp Diversity series. CarerHelp Project Officer Di Saward, from the Centre for Palliative Care, discusses the research and scoping study being conducted to inform the development of tailored resources.

Tailored resources also benefits palliative care services 27 August 2021

Tailored resources also benefits palliative care services

Barbara Dobson, Manager of the Eastern Metro Palliative Care Consortium in Victoria, discusses the key needs of carers, and why tailored resources are critical. This article is the fourth for our CarerHelp Diversity series.

Empowering our LGBTIQ+ carers 27 August 2021

Empowering our LGBTIQ+ carers

Hannah Morgan, National Palliative Care Project Coordinator of LGBTIQ+ Health Australia, discusses the challenges and information needs of LGBTIQ+ carers and patients. This article is the fifth for our CarerHelp Diversity series.

Online resources essential for enabling diverse carers 27 August 2021

Online resources essential for enabling diverse carers

Jennifer Brittain, Partner Manager of Healthdirect, writes about the importance of tailored online resources for end-of-life carers. This is the sixth article for our CarerHelp Diversity series.

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