Palliative Care is an approach to care that improves the quality of life of people and their families who are facing the problems associated with life-limiting illnesses. It is vital that we understand culture, relationships, communication and knowledge when approaching palliative care for Aboriginal Australians.
Journey to Dreaming Toolkit
The Journey to Dreaming Toolkit refers to the sensitive, but very important topic of dying and death. Its purpose is to provide high-quality information to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and their healthcare workers provide family-centred palliative and end-of-life care for a loved one.Download
Journey to Dreaming Diary
The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council has created a culturally appropriate toolkit to guide Aboriginal people through end-of-life care. The ‘Journey to Dreaming Diary’ incorporates storytelling, artwork, mindfulness and practical activities to prepare Aboriginal patients for their end-of-life journey.Download