Amaranth Foundation’s ‘Wrap Around Care’ Extends Its Reach

From the moment a person steps across the threshold of the Amaranth Foundation and its premises in Corowa and Wagga Wagga, they should be confident that they will receive the…

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Amaranth Foundation wins prestigious award at the recent NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation Awards

Julianne Whyte, CEO of Amaranth Foundation, was awarded the “Most Creative and Innovative Project” at the Agency for Clinical Innovation awards ceremony at the  NSW Rural Health and Research Congress,…

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Amaranth interview with ABC Canberra

Julianne Whyte, CEO of Amaranth Foundation, joining ABC Canberra with Tom Robert to discuss his life story. Heavy metal promoter, Tom Roberts, has a heavier story than most. The 27-year-old…

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Alzheimer’s, Loss and Grief

Alzheimer’s is a disease.  It is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease of the brain that slowly impairs memory and cognitive function. The exact cause…

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Existential Distress

What does this have to do with a life-threatening illness? The word ‘existential’ describes experiences related to existence and experience; with emphasis on human existence and human dealing with experience…

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Amaranth Foundation at the 2016 Primary Healthcare Research Conference

Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS) Conference : Canberra 8 -9th June 2016. PHCRIS organises the annual Primary Health Care Research Conference – a major event in Australian…

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Euthanasia No Substitute For Palliative Care

Associate Professor Richard Chye is director of palliative care at St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and a member of Palliative Care Australia’s Board. The first person I had to tell they…

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Palliative care for people with psychiatric illnesses in India

Psychiatric disorders cause considerable burden on individuals, families and societies causing a great deal of suffering. Human, social and financial resources are needed to provide access to effective and humane…

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Changes to superannuation entitlements for people who are terminally ill

Under changes introduced on 1 July 2015, Australians with a life expectancy of two years or less will now be able to access their superannuation early on hardship grounds. Previously,…

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National palliative care training for regional, rural services

Some 900 rural and regional health, aged and community care workers nationally will be the initial target of cutting-edge training being developed to support the psychological needs of terminally ill people,…

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