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Psychosocial programme development

Barry D Bultz, Paul B Jacobsen, and Matthew Loscalzo

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0045
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

There are always challenges to the initiation of new programmes in healthcare, especially given the propensity for politics to dominate decision-making in the healthcare system. Consequently, ... More


Psychosocial Care

Donal Gallagher and Barbara Monroe

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses psychosocial care, a collective responsibility of everyone working with those affected by ALS. Psychosocial care includes the giving of bad news, respecting and developing ... More


Setting the Context: What do we mean by psychosocial care in palliative care?

Rod Macleod

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the concept of psychosocial care in the context of palliative care. According to the 2002 revised definition of the World Health Organisation (WHO), palliative care is an ... More


Current Provision of Psychosocial Care Within Palliative Care

Trevor Friedman

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the provision of psychosocial care in the palliative care setting in Great Britain. It analyses the facts behind the increasing understanding that while a level of psychological ... More


Family-centred Care: Psychosocial Care for the Marginalized

Philip J Larkin

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter recommends the adoption of the so-called family-centred care approach to provide psychosocial care for the marginalized. It explains that family-centred care offers an approach to the ... More


Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, and Declan Walsh (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (or motor neurone disease) is a rare disease but one that can cause profound suffering for both the patient and their family. Whilst new treatments for ALS are being ... More


Psychosocial and Spiritual Aspects of Care

James L. Hallenbeck

in Palliative Care Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the spiritual and psychosocial aspects of end-of-life care. It mentions the observation that far more suffering in patients with advanced illness results from psychic rather ... More


Multidisciplinary Care: Psychology

Jos Kerkvliet

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the important role played by psychology and clinical psychologists in providing good palliative and psychosocial care for ALS patients as well as their respective families. ... More


Emotional care

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/9780192630681.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses issues of consent to care, communication, assessment of psychosocial and spiritual status and needs, and decisions regarding interventions. It provides a comprehensive ... More


Psychosocial care

Sue Smith and Maria Wasner

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Psychosocial care is the responsibility of everyone working with those affected by ALS. It includes the giving of bad news, respecting and developing coping strategies, acknowledging fears, and ... More


Developing new forms of service design and delivery

Paul Bywaters, Eileen McLeod, and Lindsey Napier (eds)

in Social work and global health inequalities: Practice and policy developments

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421951
eISBN:
9781447303541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421951.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

There are many reasons why people entitled to use health and social-work services do not use them. Service design may preclude even those with the most complex and greatest needs. Some may be ... More


Pain and Symptom Management

Susan M. Huff and Nancy Hutton

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines pain and symptom management for infants and children with a variety of life-limiting conditions. It explains that caring for infants and children with terminal illness is a ... More


The call to social inclusion: psychosocial care for the marginalized in society

Philip J. Larkin

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/9780198806677.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter considers to what extent palliative care meets the needs of specific groups of people in society who may consider themselves to be vulnerable and marginalized. For most people in ... More


Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, and Wendy Johnston (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (or motor neuron disease) is a rare disease but one that can cause profound suffering for both the patient and their family. Whilst new treatments for ALS are being ... More


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