Palliative Care Week May 22 - 28 | The comfort in the rituals of dying

Dawn Rasmussen
By Dawn Rasmussen
Updated May 13 2022 - 2:52am, first published May 3 2022 - 2:51am
KINDNESS: Rituals are one way to mark the end of life with the kind of special attention that death seems to deserve. Photos: Shutterstock
in good hands: With palliative care, witnessing the end of someone's life is extraordinary and possibly life-changing.

The death of a family member may be one of the most significant experiences of your life.


Dawn Rasmussen

Dawn Rasmussen

Senior Journalist

I love the writing game. It gets me bouncing out of bed, and dragging my feet at night when I have to finish up for the day. I started at The Bendigo Advertiser as the Creative Services Coordinator, and after many changes, I have ended up with a great 12 years with ACM (love that long service leave too as my secret gardens need tending sometimes). Working from home is tops and I hope I have many more productive times ahead.

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