Palliative Care Australia
Support of and Communication with the Family

This resource had been developed to help you support and communicate with the families of residents in residential aged care facilities.

In this resource you will learn to: identify the family, demonstrate an understanding of a cultural care consideration, discuss the importance of communication, demonstrate communication strategies to enable the provision of support to families, identify support structures for the family, discuss the importance of family in the palliative approach and identify barriers which may cause ineffective communication.

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