Commission on Excellence and Innovation in Health

Raising awareness and busting myths about palliative care

Timed with National Palliative Care Week (22-28 May 2022), the Statewide Palliative Care Clinical Network have released a series of short videos aimed at increasing community awareness of palliative care.

What mat­ters most to peo­ple who are dying?

This video dis­cuss­es the com­mon fears peo­ple who are dying have, along with what a good death util­is­ing pal­lia­tive care ser­vices would look like.

What do peo­ple fear most about dying?

This video dis­cuss­es the com­mon fears peo­ple have when enter­ing into pal­lia­tive care ser­vices. Dr All­croft also pro­vides an exam­ple to help explain the dying process.

Com­mon myths asso­ci­at­ed with pal­lia­tive care

This video explains 5 com­mon myths often asso­ci­at­ed with pal­lia­tive care.

Have a question?

Or want to know more about the Statewide Pal­lia­tive Care Clin­i­cal Net­work?
Please email CEIHPalliativeCare@​sa.​gov.​au.

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