Paperback: £19.99 / $36.95
2008, 234mm x 156mm / 9.25in x 6in, 208pp
ISBN: 978-1-84310-591-6, BIC 2: MQCL9 JKSN2 MQTC
Use of the arts in palliative care settings is a powerful and effective way of addressing the practical, psychological, social and spiritual issues faced by service users in end-of-life care.
The Creative Arts in Palliative Care uncovers the possibilities for using the creative arts and provides guidance on how to implement arts projects successfully. Part 1 focuses on designing objectives for the creative arts in palliative care - such as self-fulfilment, social participation, diversion from pain and other common symptoms - and managing creative arts services. Part 2 demonstrates the theory and principles in practice, with detailed case studies: each chapter draws on a real-life project, the approaches it employed and the outcomes achieved.
This book will be essential reading for healthcare professionals, arts practitioners and all those involved in providing palliative care services.
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