Australia’s population is becoming increasingly diverse. Therefore, meeting the
needs in a range of settings poses many challenges. To demonstrate your understanding of a
palliative care approach in a diverse environment, select a patient from one of the following
• Young Adu
• Older adu (65+)
Write an essay that:
a) Discusses the importance of providing age appropriate care reflecting a palliative
approach for a person and their family.
b) Illustrate your understanding of nursing care using a palliative approach when applied to
your chosen life span category.