Australian Palliative Care Conference 2017

Deidre Morgan

Flinders University

Deidre is an Occupational Therapist with a clinical background in acute, rehabilitation and palliative care. She has thirteen years clinical experience working in specialist inpatient palliative care. Her research interests are around people’s functional priorities at the end of life and the role of Allied Health in optimising function of people with advanced disease, including telehealth supported options, and the physical impact of caring for informal caregivers. She works as a researcher and lecturer at Flinders University, Discipline of Palliative and Supportive Services and is the inaugural chair of Australian Allied Health in Palliative Care (AAHPC).