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Sparing a Thought for the Homeless: Using a Palliative Care Lens

Nyatanga, Brian (2017) Sparing a Thought for the Homeless: Using a Palliative Care Lens. British Journal of Community Nursing, 22 (12). p. 620. ISSN Print: 1462-4753 Online: 2052-2215

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The article discusses the author's views about palliative care and various health care and social services for homeless individuals as of 2017, and it mentions access to health care in Great Britain, emergency homeless shelters in Canada, and person-centered palliative care in Sweden. Human dignity under the German Constitution is addressed, along with the British homeless population and homeless patient assessment.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: palliative care, homeless persons, homelessness, end of life care, health care services, social services, community nursing
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Brian Nyatanga
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2018 14:21
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:23

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