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Palliative care information session for Italian families held at Linburn Nursing Home in Burwood on 28th June 2012.

The partnership bewteen Co.As.It. and Linburn Nursing Home, officially celebrated in October 2011, has produced many initiatives intended to form a connection with the Italian community including this information session which was open to the Italian community and the Italian families of residents at the home. Donna Sunderland, Clinical Care Manager, Linburn NH, had identified a gap in the general community’s understanding of the scope of services provided within Palliative care. As part of Linburn’s aim to provide culturally appropriate care to their Italian residents and their families, Donna requested that Co.As.It. develop an information presentation on palliative care in Italian. It was delivered and presented by Eugenia Lopez, Psychologist at Co.As.It.. Read the article published in La Fiamma, 16th July 2012  palliative care information session for Italian families