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Caring for the dying: the doula approach to a meaningful death

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Fersko-Weiss, Henry. Newburyport, MA: Conari Press , 2017. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
BF789 D4 F399 2017
"The doula approach to death offers opportunities to explore the meaning of a life and to convey that meaning through legacy work. Based on the model of care provided by birth doulas, it emphasized thoughtful planning for how the last days should look, sound, and feel ... and provides emotional and…
Title
Caring for the dying: the doula approach to a meaningful death
Author
Fersko-Weiss, Henry
Place
Newburyport, MA
Publisher
Conari Press
Year Published
2017
Physical Description
xiv, 222 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Terminally Ill - psychology
Doulas
Hospice Care - psychology
Terminal Care
Attitude to Death
Advance Care Planning
Caregivers
Popular Works
Abstract
"The doula approach to death offers opportunities to explore the meaning of a life and to convey that meaning through legacy work. Based on the model of care provided by birth doulas, it emphasized thoughtful planning for how the last days should look, sound, and feel ... and provides emotional and spiritual support for both the dying person and their loved ones." - Cover
Notes
A gentle guide for families and caregivers - Cover
ISBN
9781573246965
1573246964
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Cancer Agency
Location
Vancouver Library
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BF789 D4 F399 2017
c.1 BC Cancer Agency VC Library Available
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