Panel Discussion | Myth Busting: When Someone Dies At Home

Please note: This event was held on Wednesday 7 October, a recording is available for viewing below.

In conjunction with the exhibition Care Factor: Stories from the home and hospice, the Museum of the Riverina presents Myth Busting: When Someone Dies At Home.

What are the medical requirements when someone dies at home? How do you look after the body? What is it like for a family carer?

A panel of medical and legal experts examine the options for caring for someone you love, after they die. Palliative care specialists and family members who have experienced this discuss what happens, and what it’s like.

Panel members

  • Dr. Marie Bernhoff, Professor of Nursing, Charles Sturt University
  • Jenny McKenzie, Palliative Care Nurse, Murrumbidgee Local Health District
  • Toni Coleman, Palliative Care Nurse, Funeral Director, After Death Care Specialist
  • Nick Wood, Lawyer - Estate Planning, Bower Wood Lawyers
  • Caitlin Nixon, lay carer

Watch the replay