Home is where I want to die: Kelly’s journey

window-viewKelly was only 32 years old and gravely ill.  She was extremely frail and required extensive nursing and medical care. It took meticulous discharge planning by the team in the Oncology ward followed by the assistance and support of the palliative care outreach team in the community to grant Kelly her final wish. The community outreach service is based in an urban region of Australia connected to a large tertiary hospital and provides a twenty-four hour nursing service and medical staff on call. Together with the determination and devotion of her family Kelly was able to die at home…read more

An article from Media Watch, compiled and annotated by Barry R. Ashpole (Ontario, Canada). More reports can be found at IPCRC.NET

Published on: 13 August, 2013 | Last modified: 13 August, 2013