Palliative care is more than just care provided at the end of life. It gives people the chance to live as well as possible, for as long as possible. With 1 in 3 Australians having had a family member receive palliative care, many stories emerge that can inspire and inform our community. Your Stories is where we share ideas, events and experiences about palliative care.
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Photo courtesy (Golfweek/Tracy Wilcox) There’s a natural honesty, humour and sense of generosity that seeps out of Briony Lyle from the very first conversation. She answers questions directly and spontaneously, recounting poignant stories [...]
Sarah Williams wanted what so many of us already have — an education and to be married with a family of her own. Instead, she died from cancer at 33 before having the chance to legally [...]
I would like to tell you an all-too-familiar story. It begins with a long-term care home resident, Laura, who has multiple chronic conditions and gets an infection that doesn’t get any better. Her health [...]