Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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What is Trauma in Older Adults

Broadly, trauma is ‘a subjective psychological, emotional and physical response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event or series of events’.

What is Trauma in Older Adults
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Loneliness & Social Isolation

Loneliness is the feeling of being alone, regardless of the amount of social contact. Loneliness can affect us socially, emotionally and on an existential level. Social isolation is a lack of social connections

Loneliness & Social Isolation
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Having a Yarn - Final Footprints: My Culture, My Kinship, My Country

In celebration of NAIDOC Week 2021 Palliative Care Australia presented a webinar titled, Having a Yarn – Final Footprints: My Culture, My Kinship, My Country.

Having a Yarn - Final Footprints: My Culture, My Kinship, My Country
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COVID-19 Grief Support Group

The COVID-19 Grief Support Groups has been established to support adults who are grieving the loss of a significant person in their life due to COVID-19 or those whose grief experience has been significantly impacted by the pandemic.

COVID-19 Grief Support Group
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Veterans Entering Residential Aged Care

ANZAC is not merely about loss, it is about courage, and endurance, and duty, and love of country, and mateship, and good humour, and the survival of a sense of self-worth and decency in the face of dreadful odds

Veterans Entering Residential Aged Care
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Working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Grief and Bereavement - A Resource for Workers

This Fact Sheet aims to provide general guidelines only, relating to grief and bereavement practices in both regional and urban communities. Workers are advised to always consult with the individuals and families they work with to obtain an understan

Working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Grief and Bereavement - A Resource for Workers
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Anticipatory Grief & Loss

It is the experience of knowing that change is coming, and is felt on many levels, emotional, physical, and spiritual. It also affects how we think and our relationship with others.

Anticipatory Grief & Loss