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Ending Life Well

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Ending Life Well - EP24 - Helping Someone Move Safely( 0:22:5)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 16/07/2024 11:31:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP23 - Can We Talk - Opening up conversations about dying( 0:50:58)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 6/02/2024 8:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP22 - Moving Into Aged Care - The Emotional Impact( 0:27:35)       
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When someone we care for moves into aged care it can have an impact on us as well as the person moving in. This episode identifies some of the ways this can surface, and tips for dealing with the challenges ahead. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 10/10/2023 11:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP21 - Moving into Aged Care - Practical Tips( 0:28:35)       
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Having to transition into aged care is a challenge many of us will face. We explore very practical tips and ideas to make this transition easier. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 3/10/2023 11:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP20 - Supporting Teenagers and Young Adults Through Grief( 0:22:7)       
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Teenagers and young adults might already find life complicated, so adding in loss and grief can be especially challenging. Maintaining relationships is a key starting point to supporting them through this time. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 26/09/2023 12:00:00 p.m.
Ending Life Well - EP19 - Children in Grief( 0:28:26)       
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We often want to protect children from grief, but this is not always possible, or desirable. Children need to be supported to process their grief in an age appropriate way. We share some suggestions for how to best meet the needs of your child. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 19/09/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP18 - Relationships and Intimacy at the End of Life( 0:23:38)       
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The power of touch, connection and intimacy during this journey can be significant to both carer and patient. We shares some ideas to help you sustain your relationship. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 12/09/2023 12:00:00 p.m.
Ending Life Well - EP15 - Funerals( 0:26:33)       
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Making some choices in advance is crucial, and can help your patient as well. Don’t leave this planning to the last minute, we’ve got lots of tips on how a funeral can be run. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 5/09/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP14 - Legal Matters( 0:20:13)       
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What you need to know about Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 29/08/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP13 - Myths around Morphine and other Meds( 0:28:44)       
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There are plenty of myths around about Hospice and use of Morphine – but this episode explodes those myths, and details how meds work at the end of life. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 22/08/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP12 - Different Forms of Grief( 0:20:16)       
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You world has turned topsy turvy. This episode provides are some key actions to help you stay the right way up. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 15/08/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP11 - Breathlessness( 0:24:13)       
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Often patients will experience breathlessness; we give you tips and techniques for dealing with breathlessness, so you are prepared. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 8/08/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP10 - Finding Meaning ( 0:21:8)       
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These days of caring for someone you love who is dying will be hard. But it is important to ensure you find some meaning in your day-to-day actions. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 1/08/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP9 - What Does Grief Look Like( 0:20:43)       
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Grief has so many different forms of expression; it’s not always about crying. Learn to recognise how your and others grief is conveyed. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 25/07/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP8 - Advance Care Planning( 0:17:20)       
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Every decision you make in advance will help make everything easier later. This episode is a must listen for carer’s and family members. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 18/07/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP7 - What to Expect at End of Life( 0:28:25)       
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What does dying look like? And what do I need to do at the time of death? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 11/07/2023 11:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP6 - Rest, Relax, Sleep( 0:18:18)       
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You need to ensure that you rest, relax and sleep – we provide some ideas about how to fit this into your carer’s schedule, without letting your patient down. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 4/07/2023 12:00:00 p.m.
Ending Life Well - EP5 - Carer and Patient Fatigue( 0:18:39)       
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This is a very tiring journey – learn about why you as a carer are feeling so tired, and how you can manage your and your patient’s fatigue. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 27/06/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP4 - Grief and Loss( 0:23:0)       
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Grief is different for everybody. There are no clear guidelines, but we have some advice for adapting to the grief you are feeling. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 20/06/2023 11:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP3 - Pills and Potions - Managing the Meds( 0:12:34)       
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The meds on this journey can be confusing and overwhelming – we provide tips on managing new, different and changing medications. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 13/06/2023 11:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP2 - Small and Tasty - Tempting Someone to Eat( 0:22:20)       
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Meals can become difficult at end of life – learn about the signs of when to encourage someone to eat, knowing when to let them be, and meeting the food desires of your patient. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 6/06/2023 10:00:00 a.m.
Ending Life Well - EP1 - Carers - How to Keep Yourself Well( 0:16:13)       
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When looking after a loved one, looking after yourself is a priority too. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - http://oar.org.nz
Published: 30/05/2023 10:00:00 a.m.

Ending life well. A podcast series for carers This series is for New Zealand family carers who are faced with caring for a loved one who is dying. Developed by the specialist palliative team at Otago Community Hospice and supported by Hospice New Zealand, the series provides reliable palliative advice and information for carers who may find themselves out of their depth caring for someone nearing end of life. The series was inspired by the Kōwhai Programme - a well-established carers education programme created in response to research done in collaboration with the University of Otago in 2010


Host: Denise van Aalst

Produced By: Otago Community Hospice

Language: English

Category: Disability and Health

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