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Understanding the social and cultural dimensions of family caregiving

Allan Kellehear

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/9780199216901.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter provides an overview of the key social and cultural dimensions that now influence family carers working in the field of palliative care. It reviews the main social and cultural ... More


The public health end-of-life care movement: history, principles, and styles of practice

Aliki Karapliagou, Allan Kellehear, and Klaus Wegleitner

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A community based approach for life limiting illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806677
eISBN:
9780191844249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806677.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter briefly outlines the history, key concepts, and main practice methods from public health approaches to end-of-life care. Although linked to psychosocial care approaches, its main methods ... More


The importance of family carers in end-of-life care: A public health approach

Allan Kellehear

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0096
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter reviews the key social and cultural dimensions that influence family carers, also noting how less recognized influences, such as hidden relationships, might be important influences on ... More


Compassionate communities: caring for older people towards the end of life

Allan Kellehear

in Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198717614
eISBN:
9780191787133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717614.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter commences with some preliminary comments about the different meanings of the phrase 'public health' taking care to explain the particular sense in which the current chapter falls. I then ... More


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