Videos – innovative and educational videos about palliative care from a range of experts.
The Palliative Care Bridge is a state-wide, palliative care education program coordinated and delivered by the HammondCare consortium, comprising HammondCare, Sacred Heart Health Service and Calvary Healthcare Sydney. It aims 'to better equip users of the site to gain confidence and specialised knowledge in the delivery of appropriate palliative care to people in need.'
Welcome to the Palliative Care Bridge
A brief introduction to the Palliative Care Bridge with Professor Rod MacLeod, Senior Staff Specialist at HammondCare.
Paediatric palliative care – a personal story
A very personal insight into paediatric palliative care services from the perspective of a Clinical Nurse Consultant and mother.
Speech pathology and palliative care
An overview of the role of the speech pathologist in palliative care and their importance in maintaining quality of life for patients.
Tips for care workers – a personal story
A powerful presentation delivered by the mother of two children who both died whilst being looked after at home with the support of community care workers.
The patient perspective – Liz le Noble’s story
A powerful insight into the story of a patient with cancer and the impact palliative care services can have on quality of life.
Manual handling – the role of the occupational therapist in palliative care
A selection of practical demonstrations illustrating safe manual handling.
Did I die well? Quality & safety in palliative care
What is a good death? A discussion about how to ensure high quality care in the last days of life.
Medical decision-making and the ethics behind it
A seminar style video, with palliative care health professionals discussing ethical situations that may arise working in palliative care.