Journals Higher Education



02 January 2009

328 Pages

ISBN: 9780199216901

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Family Carers in Palliative Care

A guide for health and social care professionals

Edited by Peter Hudson and Sheila Payne

  • Explores family carer issues across a variety of settings, including the home, care homes, and hospice
  • Discusses sociological, political and cultural aspects of family carers
  • Considers the needs and evidence-based strategies to support family carers of patients with a variety of life threatening condition
  • Outlines a research, policy and practice agenda for the next decade
  • Includes contributions from a multidisciplinary group of experts from several continents
  • Each chapter contains a summary of the key learning points, a list of recommended resources and references

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