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    One World – Many Different Beliefs

    There is a very interesting article from The Vancouver Sun about the importance of being able to support people well at end of life. We need to know this...

    • October 25, 2014
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    Arts Health Institute ‘‘humour-manitarian” nominated

    If you don’t know about The Arts Health Institute please go and find out about the great work they do ‘Bringing Creativity to Care’ with people dealing with dementia...

    • October 23, 2014
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  • E-Hospice Article written by Philly Smith on Memory Making
    Memory Making – holding onto the things you love

    Article written by Bear Cottage Clinical Nurse Specialist Philly Smith  for Australian Palliative Care E-Hospice Life brings tears, smiles and memories. The tears dry, the smiles fade but the...

    • October 23, 2014
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    Learning to Die – Cystic Fibrosis & Transplant

    Learning to Die | Carly-Jay Metcalfe | TEDxBrisbane Carly-Jay Metcalfe is stuck between being an award-winning writer and learning to be a spiritual carer and death midwife. She is...

    • October 18, 2014
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    Dressing for Death

    I have been so very grateful to know Helen Dunne and the great work she does for people at end of life through Shroud Memento. She really understands that...

    • October 18, 2014
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    The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

    The surprising power of the ordinary checklist revealed by The New York Times bestselling author Dr Atul Gawande The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right We live in...

    • October 18, 2014
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    None of Us Truely Win Until We All Win

    “Those who want to live meaningfully and well must help enrich the lives of others, for the value of a life is measured by the lives it touches. And...

    • October 18, 2014
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    Just Knowing the Option is There

    ” The fact that there are people with unbearable suffering that cannot be relieved  means we are heartless if we cannot provide options…” It’s an area where the U.S....

    • October 18, 2014
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    Before I die I want to….

    In her New Orleans neighborhood, artist and TED Fellow Candy Chang turned an abandoned house into a giant chalkboard asking a fill-in-the-blank question: “Before I die I want to...

    • October 18, 2014
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    Strokes – Second leading cause of death over 60

    My Father Locked in his Body but Soaring Free This is an important story of a family’s journey to support one they love to travel a difficult and unexpected...

    • October 18, 2014
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