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Supporting the Bereaved in Palliative Care

Nyatanga, Brian (2019) Supporting the Bereaved in Palliative Care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 24 (8). p. 399. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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Abstract

The article discusses the role of community nurses in supporting the bereaved in palliative care. Topics discussed include palliative care as essential part of a holistic person-centered healthcare system and types of support for the bereaved such as emotional support, informational support and practical support. Also mentioned is funeral as a support mechanism to help the bereaved say their goodbye, pay their last respect and close their own emotional chapter.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: burial practices, holistic nursing, patient centered care
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2019 09:31
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2019 09:40
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/8551

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