In collaboration with Palliative Care WA, (PCWA) Busselton Hospice Care Inc. (BHCI) will be hosting this 2-day workshop.
The Lasting Words project allows our ageing community or those receiving palliative care in Western Australia the opportunity to capture their memories, reflections and memories. At the conclusion, these special and lasting mementos can be provided to family and loved ones.
For more information about the project visit PCWA Lasting Words
BHCI workshop dates to be confirmed
Seeking Expressions of Interest
We are seeking expessions of interest from volunteers who are interested in undertaking Dignity Therapy Training to become a volunteer interviewer with Lasting Words.
Busselton Hospice Care Inc. is hosting a workshop that will provide comprehensive training for volunteers who wish to provide this service. The workshop looks at the theory behind Dignity Therapy combined with interactive learning activities including group discussion, conducting interviews, recording and editing.
It's humbling, and an honour, to assist with the facilitation of this special legacy gift
Busselton Hospice Care Inc Lasting Words Volunteer
Dignity Therapy is a life review process where Storytellers document important memories and/or leave messages for their loved ones. It focuses on creating a Legacy Document, which research as shown may increase a sense of dignity and alleviate end-of-life distress.