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Sibling carer story

Julia Manning

in Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses and relates a personal account of the experiences of a young woman following her mother's death when she became a carer to her younger siblings. She was supported by the Candle ... More


Demands on the family

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter title sums up the situations for the family of a very sick person. Demands are plentiful on emotions, on time, energy, skills and domestic finance. The bonds of love and friendship may ... More


The patient—carer relationship

Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie

in Palliative Care Ethics: A Companion for All Specialties

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192630681
eISBN:
9780191730078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630681.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

All palliative care is ultimately delivered through the common pathway of the patient–carer relationship. Therefore, the success of such care is dependent on the nature of that relationship, which ... More


The training needs of carers

Moyra Sidell

in End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the training needs of carers of dying older people in nursing and residential care homes in Great Britain. It focuses on establishing the need for training to improve the ... More


Reflections on Years of Caring

Jacqueline Worswick

in A House Called Helen: The Development of Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632357
eISBN:
9780191730122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632357.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The continuing story of Helen House lies in the way it carries on responding to the needs of the families who come to it for help, and these are inevitably affected by the difficulties, problems, and ... More


Assessing family carer satisfaction with healthcare delivery

Kevin Brazil

in Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the considerations that must be made when assessing family carer perceptions on the quality of healthcare delivery at the end of life. It discusses the conceptual framework for ... More


Patient and carer narratives and stories

Phil Cotterell, Helen Findlay, and Ann Macfarlane MBE

in Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses narrative and stories in the broader context of ‘user involvement’ in palliative care. The main focus of this chapter is the role and use of patient and carer stories, and two ... More


Being a carer

Sheila Payne and Caroline Ellis-Hill

in Chronic and Terminal Illness: new perspectives on caring and carers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631671
eISBN:
9780191730191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631671.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter gives a brief introduction to the concepts of social support and social relations within the context of psychological work to provide a wider theoretical background for the succeeding ... More


Talking with patients

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Talking with patients stands at the heart of the patient-carer relationship. Important principles are proposed. Communication involves information, but also feelings and perceptions. This notion is ... More


Care ethics, intersectionality and poststructuralism

Nicki Ward

in Ethics of Care: Critical advances in international perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447316510
eISBN:
9781447316534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316510.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter considers the relationship between intersectionality and care ethics. It takes as its starting point the importance of the concepts of identity and relationship and the centrality of ... More


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