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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Resilient communities

Allan Kellehear and Barbara Young.

in Resilience in Palliative Care

September 2007; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 6404 words.

This chapter examines the community resilience in the context of palliative care. It explains that the relationship between palliative care and the communities they serve is crucial to the...

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Volunteering and community

Libby Sallnow and Heather Richardson.

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

April 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 4800 words.

This chapter, drawing on the research and practice of the two authors explores the relationship between volunteering and the concept of community. The focus is on volunteers called...

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Faith community (parish) nursing

Antonia M. van Loon.

in Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Palliative Medicine. 5805 words.

Faith community nursing (also known as parish nursing, pastoral nursing, congregational/church nursing) is a specialist nursing practice distinguished by its endorsement of a faith-based...

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The Cancer Support Community

Joanne S. Buzaglo, Alexandra K. Zaleta, Margaret L. Longacre and Mitch Golant.

in Cancer Caregivers

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5216 words.

The demands of caregiving are associated with physical, emotional, and practical consequences for cancer patients and caregivers. Guided by a person-centered model of evidence-based...

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Advance Care Planning in the community

Bruce Mason, Dierdra Sives and Scott A Murray.

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

December 2010; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 5481 words.

This chapter presents an overview of issues surrounding Advance Care Planning (ACP) in the community. It examines when should one start ACP in the community and which patients, when, and...

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Advance care planning in the community

Peter Nightingale, Scott Murray and Chris Absolon.

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

November 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 5690 words.

Advance care planning (ACP) is becoming more widely used as part of a drive to improve personalized care planning, but there is still more work to be done. Electronic Palliative Care...

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Developing a Community of Teachers

Ruthmarijke Smeding, Bee Wee and John Ellershaw.

in Education in Palliative Care

February 2007; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 5035 words.

Today, the perspective people have on the dying is shifting in many countries, moving from a passive cessation of curative treatment to a proactive integration of palliative care. With this...

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Opportunities, Barriers, and Underserved Communities

David Clark.

in Transforming the Culture of Dying

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 14179 words.

This chapter discusses the PDIA board's policy work and its growing commitment to the needs of disadvantaged and dispossessed individuals, groups, and communities. The PDIA board's early...

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Spiritual experience, practice, and community

Fiona Gardner.

in Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Palliative Medicine. 5869 words.

It is clear that in Western cultures religious participation is declining, whilst interest in exploring spirituality is increasing. Links between these trends remain under-investigated, but...

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Psychosocial care in diverse communities and encouraging communities to support each other

Linda McEnhill.

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

March 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 8152 words.

This chapter reviews issues of psychosocial care in diverse communities. In the face of ongoing inequity, despite the Equality Act (2010), it analyses the concept of access as it impacts...

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Volunteers working in a community palliative care service

Kathleen Defellippi and Mabuyi Mnguni.

in Volunteers in hospice and palliative care

September 2009; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 5586 words.

This chapter discusses the story of the development of palliative care in a region of South Africa. It includes the history of the project, which involved importing a UK model in the 1980s....

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Community mental health nursing and supportive care

John Keady and Philip Hardman.

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

December 2009; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 5216 words.

Supportive care in mental health nursing is a new and previously untested concept. This chapter provides an overview of the role of the community mental health nurse (CMHN) in dementia care...

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Palliative Care in the Community

Nancy Robertson and Barbara Sutton.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 7485 words.

Palliative care, as its own specialty, has grown exponentially within the hospital setting and is now flowing over into the communities where seriously ill people and their loved ones live....

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Older Adult Patients in the Community

Carol O. Long.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 6361 words.

Older adult patients are most likely to reside in the community as they age. The opportunity to provide quality comprehensive palliative nursing care that incorporates age-specific...

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Community palliative care in Switzerland: from assessment to action

Steffen Eychmüller and Franzisca Domeisen Benedetti.

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 4623 words.

This chapter presents an account of a regional initiative undertaken in north eastern Switzerland to develop community-based palliative care. The Kerala (India) Neighbourhood Network in...

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Compassionate communities: caring for older people towards the end of life

Allan Kellehear.

in Palliative care for older people

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 3206 words.

This chapter commences with some preliminary comments about the different meanings of the phrase 'public health' taking care to explain the particular sense in which the current chapter...

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On Sacred Ground—The Role of Chaplains in the Care of the Dying: A Partnership between the Religious Community and the Healthcare Community

Christina M. Puchalski.

in A Time for Listening and Caring

July 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 6114 words.

This chapter examines the partnership between the religious community and the healthcare community, particularly the role of chaplains in the care of the dying. It discusses the importance...

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Assessing the Community Context When Implementing Cervical Cancer Screening Programs

Prajakta Adsul and Purnima Madhivanan.

in Advancing the Science of Implementation across the Cancer Continuum

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry; Psychology. 3751 words.

This case study demonstrates the use of qualitative, community-based, participatory research to understand the context in which cervical cancer screening programs are implemented in rural...

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Implementing the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in hospital, hospice, community, and nursing home

Alison Foster, Elaine Rosser, Margaret Kendall and Kim Barrow.

in Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

April 2003; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 8848 words.

This chapter discusses the implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in hospitals, hospices, communities, and nursing homes. It looks at the reasons why the...

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Implementing Distress Screening in a Community and Veteran’s Administration Oncology Clinic

Paul Montgomery, Nicole Thurston, Michelle Betts and C. Scott Smith.

in Advancing the Science of Implementation across the Cancer Continuum

September 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry; Psychology. 2772 words.

The complexities of cancer treatment present a myriad of life-altering impacts for patients. These impacts can be addressed only if health care systems have been designed to detect and...

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