Care at the End of Life – How Social Work and a mature multidisciplinary team can make a difference

This article featured in the Weekend Australian on the 17th Dec 2016, highlights the importance of a mature multidisciplinary team, but the focus on social work emphasises that hope, meaning, family, connection are all important issues for people facing the end of their lives. Pain and symptom management is important, but these existential and psychological concerns can make dying so difficult and without meaning.

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/weekend-australian-magazine/illegal-immigrant-yong-nies-final-wish-a-good-death/news-story/6b9dd3906eb1169ac17daa75a7025206

December 19, 2016

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