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Video Gallery

Video Gallery

Incredibly compassionate care is provided to patients and residents in health care facilities around the country every day, this video series captures some of that complexity and compassion.

This video gallery is a complete continuing education health professional package. Coming in the future will be the development of a complete gallery package for members of the community, patients and residents.




Introductory video
This series of videos, under the MyFutureCare banner, seeks to help people understand that as far as is possible, there is a community of care – family, friends, loved ones and health care professionals – in place to ensure that a patient or resident’s future health needs are looked after.


The critical step of an advance care plan
Fr Joe Parkinson, Director, LJ Goody Bioethics Centre, discusses how good health decisions require understanding of the problem.
 
 
 


Promoting the Community of Care
Fr Joe Parkinson, Director, LJ Goody Bioethics Centre, discusses the importance of the community of care in being involved in treatment decisions.


Principle of double effect
Fr Joe Parkinson, Director, LJ Goody Bioethics Centre, discusses the principle of double effect and the types of conditions for when it applies.
 


Medical decision-making at the end of life
Fr Joe Parkinson, Director, LJ Goody Bioethics Centre, talks about how medical decisions need to be made within a particular context.


A personal reflection about advance care planning
Julie Cheney, St Vincent’s Care Services talks about her own personal experience in having the conversations about end of life care preferences.


Advance Care Planning and Aged Care
Julie Cheney, St Vincent’s Care Services talks about the journey her aged care organisation and its staff went on to develop an approach to advance care planning.


Talking about Advance Care Planning
Dr Mark Boughey, Director Palliative Medicine, St Vincent’s hospital talks about how to conduct conversations about advance care planning.
 


Examples in Practice
Dr Mark Boughey, Director Palliative Medicine, St Vincent’s hospital provides case studies and talks about the importance of communication as a key skill for health practitioners.


The Power of Stories
Mary Waterford, Pastoral Care Practitioner, Calvary Healthcare, talks about the importance of conversations and stories as a way to help patients find meaning and make sense of their lives.


Advance Care Planning and Family and Friends
Mary Waterford, Pastoral Care Practitioner, Calvary Healthcare, talks about how advance care planning can help family and friends understand and honour their loved ones wishes.


Benefits to health team
Mary Waterford, Pastoral Care Practitioner, Calvary Healthcare, talks about why and advance care plan is helpful for the multi-disciplinary health team.


Financial and legal planning
Dr Ray Campbell, Director Qld Bioethics Centre talks about the opportunity for financial planners and solicitors to think about advance care planning as well.


A personal experience of Advance Care Planning
Dr Natasha Michael, Director Palliative Medicine, Cabrini Health and Dr Rosalie Hudson discuss Dr Hudson’s personal experience of caring for her husband during his illness, and the role that advance care planning played.


A conversation with Dr Natasha Michael
Dr Natasha Michael, Director Palliative Medicine, Cabrini Health talks broadly about advance care planning, what she teaches her staff and addresses some of the sensitive issue of advance care planning.


The importance of preparation for good communication
Dr Jennifer Philip Deputy Director Palliative Medicine, St Vincent’s and Dr Jennifer Weil, Medical Coordinator, Palliative Care, St Vincent’s talk about the importance of having good communication skills.


Role-play interview
Dr Jennifer Philip Deputy Director Palliative Medicine, St Vincent’s and Dr Jennifer Weil, Medical Coordinator, Palliative Care, St Vincent’s conduct a role-play interview.


Advance Care Planning and Catholic ethics
Fr Gerry Gleeson, Professor of Philosophy explores the theological implications of advance care planning and covers a range of ethical issues relating to end of life care.


The role of substitute decision maker
Fr Kevin McGovern, Director, Caroline Chisholm Centre for Health Ethics talks about the role of the substitute decision maker.


About the Catholic Health Australia document
Dr Bernadette Tobin, Director, Plunkett Centre for Ethics talks about the importance of thinking about advance care planning and steps us through the CHA advance care plan template.


Ethical considerations for clinicians
Fr Joe Parkinson, Director, LJ Goody Bioethics Centre, discusses the importance for the clinician to know the ethical position in terms of balancing respect for dignity of human life with acceptance of dying as normal.


Ethical considerations in advance care planning
Professor Nicholas Tonti Filipini, Head of Bioethics, John Paull II Institute for Family and Marriage talks about the ethical issues members of the community and clinicians need to consider when undertaking advance care planning.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Advance Care Planning
Darlene Dreise, Mission Executive, St Vincent’s Toowoomba discusses issues to consider when talking about advance care planning to members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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