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End of Life Issues

End of Life Issues
  

Death eventually comes to claim us all, yet most people live in denial of it. This book explores a range of issues to consider: end of life attitudes and decisions; end of life care; and coping with death and grief. What are your wishes and rights (and those of loved ones) when i... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781925339291
Published 23 January 2017 by THE SPINNEY PRESS
Available in PDF format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) Edited by Healey, Justin
Series Issues in Society
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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ISBN-13 9781925339291
ISBN-10
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
Imprint The Spinney Press
Publication Date 23 January 2017
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format PDF ebook
Author(s) Edited by Healey, Justin
Series Issues in Society
Category Australian
Issues In Society
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code 306.9
Catalogue Code 734541

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Death eventually comes to claim us all, yet most people live in denial of it until they are confronted with their own mortality. In order to ultimately have a 'good death' - such as dying comfortably at home, supported by family and friends and effective services - discussion, decisions and planning are required to put things into place, knowing your family is acting according to your wishes. Planning for the end of one's life may entail making an advance care plan; funeral and estate planning; palliative care; understanding the legal status and complexities of voluntary euthanasia; and being prepared for what to expect during a loved one's final hours, including ensuing feelings of bereavement and loss. This book explores a range of issues for us all to anticipate and evaluate at some stage: end of life attitudes and decisions; end of life care; and coping with death and grief. What are your wishes and rights (and those of your loved ones) when it comes to the personal and practical considerations we have to deal with at the end of life? Also includes: worksheets and activities, fast facts, glossary, web links, index. Titles in the Issues in Society series are individual resource books which provide an overview on a specific subject comprised of facts and opinions. The information in this resource book is not from any single author, publication or organisation. The unique value of the Issues in Society series lies in its diversity of content and perspectives. The content comes from a wide variety of sources and includes: newspaper reports and opinion pieces, website fact sheets, magazine and journal articles, statistics and surveys, government reports, and literature from special interest groups.

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