More than 70 per cent of people referred to a new community palliative care service in NSW have fulfilled their wish of dying at home, according to latest figures released in National Palliative Care Week.
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Figures released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) today highlight the need for increased choice and availability of palliative care, according to HammondCare’s Director for Learning and Research in Palliative Care, A/Prof Josephine Clayton.
HammondCare has appointed leading palliative care specialist, Associate Professor Josephine Clayton, as Director of the HammondCare Centre for Learning and Research in Palliative Care - a pivotal role within the organisation.
HammondCare has released its latest research report, featuring updates on more than 76 projects across palliative care, dementia, ageing, rehabilitation, pain management, advance care planning and spirituality.
HammondCare Caulfield’s new kitchen will have a positive impact on the quality of life for the residents according to the Operations Manager, Kylie Thomas.
“At HammondCare, our mission is to improve quality of life for those in need. The installation of this new kitchen and accompanying facilities, helps us do that,” said Ms Thomas.
Kirsty Beilharz book, Music Remembers Me, has been officially launched at an event held at HammondCare’s Pallister House.
Better Homes and Gardens has partnered with leading health and aged care provider HammondCare in a complete garden makeover at one of its specially designed cottages for dementia care.
Multiple figures from within HammondCare have come forward to emphasise the importance of nurses in aged care on International Nurses Day.
HammondCare's chief executive, Dr Stephen Judd, has welcomed initiatives announced in last night’s Federal Budget that will help address the workforce issues facing the sector over the next few decades.
With today marking the first day of National Volunteers Week 2017, HammondCare’s Head of Volunteer Services, Barry Costello, praised the work of the volunteers.
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