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Into the New Millennium

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/9780192632357.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter reviews the growth of children's hospices, reflects on their coming of age and the accompanying responsibilities and challenges, and considers some current and future issues in ... More


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

Jacqueline Worswick

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632357
eISBN:
9780191730122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632357.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The concept of a children's hospice, seen as innovative when the first, Helen House, opened in Oxford in 1982, is now well established, and the growth in the number of children's hospices has seen ... More


Volunteers in a children's hospice

Ros Scott

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care: A resource for voluntary service managers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199545827
eISBN:
9780191730429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545827.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the volunteers who work in children's hospices. It includes an introduction to a children's hospice, the four groups of children who stay in the hospice, the environment of ... More


Planning the Hospice

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/9780192632357.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The first meeting on 28th March 1980 and a subsequent one two months later laid the foundations for the translation of an idea into reality. The people who attended those early were a committed ... More


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