Palliative Care

Posted on August 13, 2020 
Filed under Encouragement

“When I was a university student, our medical school dedicated just one week of our degree to teaching us about Palliative Care. We were to spend five days in the hospice to learn about caring for people at the end of life.

When we arrived, we were surprised at our task for the week. Apart from some afternoon tutorials on medical matters, we were to spend our time with a patient getting to know their story. More specifically, we were not to study the story of their illness, but the story of their life.

I was randomly allocated a man in his 60s and I honestly don’t even remember what he was dying from. But I remember his story. …”

– Jordan Cox shares encouragement at The Australian Church Record.