Important messages in Kidney Stories No 9: Palliative Care for people with sick kidneys:
- Help you to understand your journey with kidney disease
- Help you, your family and your community on this journey
- Help you to understand how your health care team can support you on this journey
- Help you and your family plan for when you will finish up
Topics covered in this video are:
1. What is palliative care
2. Important decisions
3. Things to think about
4. I'm not sick, I feel OK
5. I don't feel so good anymore
7. Nearly ready to pass away
8. Just before I pass away
9. Carers need support to
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that some resources below may contain images and voices of people that have died.
After watching this video, if you have questions, you should talk to your healthcare mob for answers.
For more info see kidney.org.au or call in with your questions to our
Kidney Health Information Service 1800 4 KIDNEY - 1800 4 543639
Kidney Health Australia is proud to host this important resource as part of our education program for Indigenous Australians. This resource should also be valued as an education tool for those with English as a second language.
If you want to know more view the complete KIDNEY STORIES flipchart series, find some simple education posters at kidney.org.au/ForPatients/IndigenousKidneyStories/tabid/829/Default.aspx
Health Professionals needing more resources of this nature should go to:
Credit to Northern Territory Renal Services - producer and developer
ENQUIRIES: Dorothy Brown - Renal Services Development Officer
2nd Floor - Health House, 87 Mitchell St, Darwin NT 0810
Ph: 08 8999 2405 - Fx: 08 8999 2439 - email Dorothy.Brown@nt.gov.au
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