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Palliative Care Community Awareness Event

This National Palliative Care Week, the Hunter New England and Central Coast Primary Health Network are proud to host a FREE community awareness and education event.

Interested members of the public are welcome to join us for a morning of short presentations from a range of palliative care professionals as well as information trade stalls. This event is suitable for people with a life-limiting condition, carers, family, friends, and any community members who would like to learn more about palliative and end-of-life care and the care options available in our region.

Speakers and stall holders will include palliative care professionals from a number of organisations including Hunter New England Local Health District, Carers NSW, Palliative Care NSW, BaptistCare NSW/ACT, Beam Health, Hunter Cancer Hub, the Primary Health Network and more.

Australians have a great attitude to life; we want to bring that same openness and curiosity to how we approach end of life and National Palliative Care Week gives us a chance to explore the thinking and conversations that go with it.

A range of topics will be covered on the day including:

  • What is Palliative Care? What is End-of-Life Care? Is there a difference?
  • Breaking common misconceptions about Palliative Care
  • The importance of Advance Care Planning
  • Grief and Bereavement Support
  • Carer Support Options
  • Palliative Care services in our region
  • A Carer sharing their story of their palliative care journey

The event is being held at Kahibah Sports Club, Kahibah from 9:00am – 12:00pm with a limited number of tickets available. Register yourself and others today by following this link.

A light morning tea and tea and coffee will be provided.

For more information please contact the PHN Education Team via email or phone 1300 859 028

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