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Why care about carers?

Claire Murray

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers why we should care about carers and engages with different theoretical approaches to recognising the caring relationship and the implications of this for those involved in such ... More


Mental Capacity

Jonathan Herring

in Law Through the Life Course

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529204667
eISBN:
9781529204711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204667.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter considers the issue of mental capacity. It examines how the law assesses whether a person has capacity. It also explains the weight the law attaches to the decisions of those with ... More


The Role of Community

Autumn Alcott Ridenour and Lisa Sowle Cahill

in Dying in the Twenty-First Century: Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029124
eISBN:
9780262328579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029124.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Autumn Ridenour and Lisa Cahill address the role of community in the articulation of a contemporary art of dying. They question whether conventional interpretations of patient autonomy best serve the ... More


Commentary: Whose Interest Is It Anyway? Autonomy and Family-Facilitated Approach to Decision-Making

Anita Ho

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0107
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This paper argues that independence and interdependence come in degrees and can change according to the context. Acknowledging that some patients may identify themselves as part of a larger familial ... More


Conclusion

Liz Lloyd

in Health and care in ageing societies: A new international approach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781861349194
eISBN:
9781447307600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349194.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The concluding chapter identifies the key issues that have arisen throughout the text and discusses the value of the ethics of care as an explanatory framework. It reflects on how the presentation of ... More


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