Managed dying. The new palliative care?
‘Managed Dying. The new palliative care?’ was originally written by Dr Merran Cooper and published as a guest post for Looking Forward, a newsletter mostly about healthy longevity, impact and […]
What is palliative care, and what isn’t it?
Palliative care has been in Australia for years, but is often misunderstood. People often think that palliative care just means that they stop treating your illness and only treat your […]
Dementia, Swallowing, Memory Boxes and Capacity for Decision Making – lessons from Speech Pathologists.
People with Dementia often “lose their swallow.” This is not often known yet it causes aspiration pneumonia (things going down the wrong way) and is often the reason doctors give […]