A dignified death

Kaye Duffy contributes this Opinion piece about our preferences for end-of-life care.

“This is an area of our lives and of healthcare decision-making that is too often ignored. Many Australians have a death-denying attitude towards even talking about death, particularly their own.

As Professor Sanson-Fisher observes, we need to adopt similar attitudes as we have towards birth and the education and decision-making that surrounds it.”

Full story in the Newcastle Herald, 29 January 2014 at this link. http://www.theherald.com.au/story/2051565/opinion-choosing-to-die-with-dignity-and-discretion/#slide=2

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