Tag Archives: Family carers and palliative care

DIAdIC: Supporting people with advanced cancer and their informal caregivers in their psycho-social needs

Prof Joachim Cohen, Project Coordinator, explains how the DIAdIC project will test and evaluate a nurse-led person-to-person approach and online learning that aim to support people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers. With almost four million people in the … Continue reading

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“What do you want, sorry?” – talking about end of life care for people with dementia

Talking to family carers about end of life care for people with dementia can be difficult. Nathan Davies, PhD Student at University College London, shares some thoughts and ideas on how he copes with this important but often challenging area … Continue reading

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Putting family carers on the agenda in palliative care

Palliative Medicine has just published a Special Issue on ‘Family carers in palliative care’ (July 2013). Guest editors, Gunn Grande and Sheila Payne, welcome you to the Special Issue, which considers ‘family’ in the broadest sense, including relatives, friends and neighbours. … Continue reading

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