Good Practices in Palliative Care: A Psychosocial Perspective

Edition: 1st
Format: Nonspecific Binding
Pub. Date: 1998-07-28
Publisher(s): Routledge
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A team of two practitioners in psychosocial palliative care and an academic have drawn together the work of twenty-eight highly experienced practitioners. Good Practices in Palliative Care : a psychosocial perspective provides detailed descriptions of innovatory practices and how they were developed, together with clear practice principles. This unique contribution to palliative care literature is suitable for a wide range of health and social care professionals at student and experienced levels and is written in a user-friendly style.

Table of Contents

Practitionersp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Notes on terminologyp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
The patient and carer perspectivep. 11
Assessmentp. 25
Working with familiesp. 49
Working with groupsp. 71
Gender and sexualityp. 95
Bereavement carep. 121
Achieving accessible and appropriate servicesp. 145
Working with volunteersp. 171
Care managementp. 185
Permeating the mainstreamp. 197
Conclusionp. 221
Referencesp. 225
Indexp. 235
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