Palliative care specialist, Jane Fischer, explains how using Touchstone Life Care’s digital advance care planning can optimise care outcomes.
Many will understand the frustrating nature of having to repeat their ‘health story” over and over again to doctors and health providers in different health care settings…
We begin with helping people explore their own values and choices about quality of life, including how they want their life and their dying to look and feel – to them and to their loved ones.
In this article, Dr Merran Cooper, CEO of Touchstone Life Care, explains how and why palliative care is changing in Australia – for the better.
While end-of-life care services help improve quality of life through relieving pain and other symptoms, currently, there are substantial gaps in the provision of services.
Even if you think you are too young to be considered a falls risk- anyone over 60 should be maintaining or improving muscle strength, eating enough protein, and exercising for mental health.
The National Aged Care Quality Indicators Program is designed to provide transparency on the quality of aged care services in Australia.
With many residents not indicating their preferences before becoming gravely ill, the absence of an advance care plan can result in rushed decisions when an emergency occurs.