Death And Dying


El rol de los trabajadores sociales en hospicios y cuidados paliativos

June 25, 2008

por Mary Raymer, MSW, ACSW Introducción ¿Cómo evalúan los trabajadores sociales a las personas y las familias? Los...

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The “H” Word: Hospice

July 19, 2007

By Carole Marmell, LMSW, C-SWHC   Introduction Common Misconceptions About Hospice Hospice Facts People - The...

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How Social Workers Keep the HOPE Alive in Hospice

January 9, 2007

By Margo W. Steinberg, MSW, LCSW   Introduction Reactions to the "H" Word Opportunities for...

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What Is a Good Death?

July 21, 2006

Introduction How to Experience "A Good Death" Comfort Freedom from Pain Surrounded by Loved...

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The Role of Social Work in Hospice and Palliative Care

May 27, 2005

By Mary Raymer, MSW, ACSW   Introduction How Do Social Workers Evaluate with Individuals and Families? Social Workers...

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Advance Care Planning Tips

March 23, 2005

What Is Advance Care Planning? Advance care planning is the development of guidelines that determine and document a person's goals and wishes for...

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A Positive Dying Experience

March 23, 2005

What Makes a Positive Dying Experience? From a consumer and family member point of view, research indicates that having a high-quality, end of life...

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Creativity at the End of Life

March 18, 2005

By Hannah Fiske, Social Work Today Magazine, March 10, 2003   Introduction An Emerging Trend Types of Creative...

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Hospice and Palliative Care

March 16, 2005

What Is Hospice? Hospice is a specialized program that addresses the needs of the catastrophically ill and their loved ones. A team approach is...

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Death and Dying Resources

March 14, 2005

Aging With Dignity Aging with Dignity publishes Five Wishes, an easy-to-use legal document that helps adults of all ages plan for the care they want...

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