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4 edition of Caring for the Dying at Home found in the catalog.

Caring for the Dying at Home

Companions on the Journey

by Keri Thomas

  • 147 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health systems & services,
  • Palliative medicine,
  • Medical,
  • Health Policy,
  • Health Care Delivery

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9001048M
    ISBN 10185775946X
    ISBN 109781857759464

    The book is divided into four sections: Part 1 looks at the practical issues of caring for dying or bereaved people. How we approach and respond to dying—our own dying, other people's dying, the agony of bereavement—will tell us much about ourselves. The sacred territory of death asks questions of us. Is it hard for me to be honest?Author: Bible Reading Fellowship. Comfort care is an essential part of medical care at the end of is care that helps or soothes a person who is dying. The goals are to prevent or relieve suffering as much as possible and to improve quality of life while respecting the dying person's wishes.

      About this book This is a practical, accessible guide for nurses on the management and care of the dying and deceased patient. It outlines the practicalities and legal issues associated with death, the principles of caring for a patient who is dying, and the principles of dealing with death, both expected and unexpected. He created the first End of Life Doula Program in the United States at a hospice in New York City. He is on the faculty of the Open Center's Art of Dying Institute. Fersko-Weiss sees this book as a summing up of close to 20 years of serving people who are dying and their families. This has involved watching hundreds of people die.

      Protecting the wellbeing of nurses providing end-of-life care 13 January, Caring for the rising numbers of patients dying in hospital increases the emotional labour of nurses, and requires coping techniques to manage stress and avoid burnout. Choosing where you would like to die is a personal decision. Here we outline the options of dying in your own home, in a palliative care unit or hospice, in hospital, or in a residential aged care facility.


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Caring for the Dying at Home by Keri Thomas Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The author combines her professional knowledge of home care with her personal experience of caring for her dying mother at home. The result is a concise volume geared to the lay person that presents a clear picture of the issues, problems, and accomplishments arising from the patient's decision to die at home and the special role of the patient's caregiver."Cited by: Caring for the Dying at Home.: 'This book effectively bridges the gap between dietitian doctor nurse and pharmacist and there is much in it to educate even the more experienced practitioner.

I recommend the book highly and feel confident that well-thumbed and. "In Caring for the Dying, Henry Fersko-Weiss brings the reader into his personal journey in supporting a meaningful way of death and dying and his evolving work in the end-of-life-doula movement.

The principles and techniques of an end-of-life doula are interwoven with Henry's experiences in a way that makes this book inspirational and helps lessen the mystery and fear of /5(24). Caring for the Dying at Home: Companions on the Journey - CRC Press Book 'This book effectively bridges the gap between dietitian doctor nurse and pharmacist and there is much in it to educate even the more experienced practitioner.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The emotional needs of the family on receiving the diagnosis --Who should be told?--The services of the hospice and palliative care team --Making decisions about work --How much to tell the children?--Caring for the carer --Looking at ways in which everyone can help --The physical needs of.

An adequately resourced initiative led by a primary care trust could confidently expect to improve care for those dying at home. Finally, the primary health-care professional wishing to develop an interest in end-of-life care would find the chapter on Evidence-based Care, with some ninety useful references, a Cited by: Buy Caring for the Dying at Home: Companions on the Journey 1 by Thomas, Keri (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Deciding to be at home. This is a terribly difficult time. As a relative or friend, particularly if you have already had Covid, you may prefer to take on this responsibility than be isolated away from the person who is dying.

Caring for a friend or family member dying at home Coronavirus update: Please be aware – some of the information on this page may have changed because of the ongoing coronavirus situation. For example, assessments may be delayed or done on the phone or online and social care.

Description: Caring for the Dying describes a whole new way to approach death and explores how the dying and their families can bring deep meaning and great comfort to the care given at the end of a life.

Created by Henry Fersko-Weiss, the end-of-life doula model is adapted from the work of birth doulas and helps the dying to find meaning in their life, express that meaning in. This wise and practical handbook, written by a palliative care physician and a priest with experience in hospice ministry, addresses the needs of the dying, their relatives and friends, and also those who provide support and care.4/5(4).

Sankar's book is more than just a practical how-to for those who are caring for the terminally ill at home. It is also a deeply moving, painfully honest look at the experience of tending a dying loved. Hospice is, first and foremost, a philosophy that acknowledges and embraces the fact that dying is the natural conclusion to life.

The role of a hospice team is to provide comfort and support to a person who is in the final stages of a terminal illness and help that person prepare for his or her eventual death with as much dignity as : Kelly Roper.

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Dying well at home: the case for integrated working. SCIE Guide Published: May This guide is about enabling people who want to die at home to do so and improving the quality of care they receive. In the context of this guide, ‘home’ means the place where a person usually lives. Get this from a library.

Caring for the dying at home: companions on the journey. [Keri Thomas] -- "This book is essential reading for general practitioners; practice, district and Macmillan nurses; social workers and all others involved in terminal care in the community."--Jacket.

Hospice Care When your loved one's health care team recognizes that he or she is likely within 6 months of dying, they may recommend switching to hospice, a more specialized care for people with.

Transitions in Dying & Bereavement: A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice Palliative Care. The latest edition of Transitions a much-anticipated update of the original (first published in ) showcasing new case studies reflective of current palliative care programs.

This newly revised, award-winning textbook comprehensively and compassionately covers the key transitions that dying people and. This third edition of a popular textbook has been completely revised by the joint editors, Janet Moscrop and Joy Robbins.

As in previous editions, the focus is on the person dying at home, in residential care or in hospital and the emphasis is on teamwork in caring for the individual and their relatives and friends.

More than 40 million family caregivers across the U.S. provide unpaid assistance to aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. A survey showed that nearly 40 percent of these caregivers commit to a schedule greater than 30 hours per week.

As demanding and emotionally taxing as it is, a caregiver’s work must often be added onto other responsibilities, leaving little time for.

What Happens When a Hospice Patient Dies at Home Death is a process that begins long before we notice the signs of “active dying.” Your loved one may never experience some of these symptoms or may experience them sooner or later than indicated.As in previous editions, the focus is on the person dying at home, in residential care or in hospital and the emphasis is on teamwork in caring for the individual and their relatives and friends.

Experts in all aspects of care have contributed to this complete revision of the previous text and each chapter is written by a different member of the multiprofessional team.2 A cAregiver’s guide to the dying Process Hospice Foundation oFamerica Hospice Foundation oFamerica A cAregiver’s guide to the dying Process 3 as you care for a dying loved one, understanding the physi-cal and emotional changes that occur during illness and death will help you provide meaningful and effective sup-File Size: 2MB.