Transitions in Dying and Bereavement: A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care (Paperback)

Transitions in Dying and Bereavement: A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care By Victoria Hospice, Wendy Wainwright, Marney Thompson Cover Image
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In the new edition of this unique professional resource, hospice and palliative care team members--especially social workers and counselors--will find the empirical evidence and compassionate advice they need to provide the most holistic psychosocial care possible to individuals who are dying or bereaved. Encompassing the patients' and families' journeys through diagnosis, treatment, recurrence, palliative care, and bereavement, this guide also identifies the key transitions that most dying patients and their families face, and describes the interventions that are most likely to help. Included throughout are personal reflections and experiences of social workers and other team members, common major challenges to the healthcare team, and important considerations for each transition. Practical resources appearingin every chapter include the Palliative Performance Scale, stage-appropriate assessment questions, intervention recommendations, case studies, and reflective activities.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781938870651
ISBN-10: 1938870654
Publisher: Health Professions Press
Publication Date: October 12th, 2016
Pages: 376
Language: English