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Culture-centred care of people with life-limiting conditions

To provide appropriate care that responds to the specific needs of people with life-limiting conditions, it is important to recognise cultural considerations associated with end-of-life and bereavement.

Overview

TOPIC 4: Culture-centred care of people with life-limiting conditions will provide an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills associated with providing culturally appropriate care for people with life-limiting conditions.  

Aims & objectives

This focus topic is based on the core principles of palliative care and is designed to supplement the learning activities in Module 1: Principles of palliative care.

After completing this focus topic, you should be able to:

  • understand the role of culture in contributing to individual’s experiences of living with a life-limiting condition
  • apply principles of culturally centred care when caring for people with life-limiting conditions.