11 steps to a good death – during Covid-19, these strange times. Strange is the right word for now. It is non-judgmental. It says this Covid-19 crisis is different, unfamiliar, something new to be navigated. The following list is adapted from the steps outlined in A Good Death: a compassionate and practical guide to prepare […]
A Good Death by Margaret Rice is now available for purchase online.
A Good Death is a guide to facilitate much needed conversation and provide resources for grief management and palliative care.
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Jean Kittson’s latest role is caring for her parents in the challenging, frustrating time of COVID-19. My interview with Jean appears in this week’s editions of Mosman Daily, North Shore Times and The Daily Telegraph. Like so many of us today, Jean – well-known Australian commentator, actor, and comedian – is living the daily reality […]
When Dr Katrin Gerber shared her thoughts about the important topic of pain management at the end of life, it brought back many memories. My mother died in a nursing home in late 2011, and the haunting question lingered – did Mum get the pain relief she needed as she died? Doubts about this led […]
The “Aged Care and Covid-19 – a special report”, prepared by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety makes fascinating reading. Released on … Read More about Covid death and the nursing home – the report is tabled.
Every now and then we meet or hear of someone working in the grief space, with an idea that is truly magical. James and Kristy Thomas’ Feel the Magic, is just such … Read More about Feel The Magic
Last week I interviewed Jessica Rowe for Good Grief! She said: “We sometimes have the idea that everything about a funeral has to be reverent and … Read More about Reflecting on the true person.