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End of life and palliative care

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  1. On Death, Dying and Not Dying

    On Death, Dying and Not Dying

    Peter Houghton

    In June 2000 Peter Houghton, a counselor in palliative care, was weeks from death due to cardiomyopathy. Then he was offered the chance to participate in a clinical trial. Six months later he was not only still alive, but planning a long distance walk for charity and writing this book about his experiences. Learn More
    2001, 176pp
  2. Journeys into Palliative Care

    Journeys into Palliative Care

    Roots and Reflections

    Edited by Christina Mason

    This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance to professionals in medical and social care who want to gain a deeper understanding of their work and of the motivation underlying it. Learn More
    2002, 192pp
  3. Being Mindful, Easing Suffering

    Being Mindful, Easing Suffering

    Reflections on Palliative Care

    Christopher Johns

    The author describes how he has combined traditional medical and more reflective models in his palliative practice, enabling him to work mindfully to alleviate physical and non-physical pain and suffering throughout the health-illness cycle. This is an essential resource for professionals working with the seriously ill and the dying. Learn More
    2004, 272pp
  4. Attending to the Fact – Staying with Dying

    Attending to the Fact – Staying with Dying

    Hilary Elfick and David Head

    This inspiring poetry collection explores one of the most painful subjects to make sense of in writing - caring for the dying and the dead. Drawing on the authors' work in hospices, these poems explore the experience of either supporting, or being, someone going through the physical changes and complex emotions that accompany ill-health and death. Learn More
    2004, 128pp
  5. Standing On His Own Two Feet

    Standing On His Own Two Feet

    A Diary of Dying

    Sue Grant

    Standing on His Own Two Feet offers an insight into how health care systems serve the terminally ill, the choices faced by families, and ways of providing the best possible care at home and maintaining the patient's dignity until the end. In particular, Sue Grant deals sensitively with the care needs of young adults. Learn More
    2005, 176pp
  6. Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users

    Palliative Care, Social Work and Service Users

    Making Life Possible

    Peter Beresford, Lesley Adshead and Suzy Croft

    This unique book provides a rare look at social work and palliative care from the perspective of service users. Drawing on new original research, the authors examine service users' experiences, tracking their journeys through it, exploring the care they receive and the effects of culture and difference through their first hand comments and ideas. Learn More
    2006, 272pp
  7. Nearing Death Awareness

    Nearing Death Awareness

    A Guide to the Language, Visions, and Dreams of the Dying

    Mary Anne Sanders

    This book presents a variety of experience-based perspectives on working in palliative care. Emphasising the use of self and the importance of reflective practice in professional work, the book will be of relevance to professionals in medical and social care who want to gain a deeper understanding of their work and of the motivation underlying it. Learn More
    2007, 128pp
  8. Supporting the Child and the Family in Paediatric Palliative Care

    Supporting the Child and the Family in Paediatric Palliative Care

    Erica Brown with Brian Warr

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of good practice in caring for terminally-ill children, young people and their families. The material offers helpful suggestions on how to support families in making informed choices during distressing periods, such as where their child will die and how to prepare for the funeral. Learn More
    2007, 304pp
  9. The Creative Arts in Palliative Care

    The Creative Arts in Palliative Care

    Edited by Nigel Hartley and Malcolm Payne

    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. This book uncovers the possibilities for using the creative arts and provides guidance on how to implement arts projects successfully. Learn More
    2008, 208pp
  10. Speaking of Dying

    Speaking of Dying

    A Practical Guide to Using Counselling Skills in Palliative Care

    Louis Heyse-Moore

    Heyse-Moore draws on his wealth of experience as a trained counsellor and palliative medicine specialist, he covers difficult subjects such as breaking the news of terminal illness to a patient, euthanasia and the effect of working with patients on carers. This hands-on guide will be an invaluable companion to anyone working in palliative care. Learn More
    2008, 192pp

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