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Chronic and Terminal Illness: new perspectives on caring and carers$
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Sheila Payne and Caroline Ellis-Hill

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780192631671

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631671.001.0001

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The contribution of carers to professional education

The contribution of carers to professional education

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(p.140) Chapter 8 The contribution of carers to professional education
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Chronic and Terminal Illness: new perspectives on caring and carers
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Frances Sheldon

Pauline Turner

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631671.003.0008

The earlier chapters have highlighted the failure of professionals in health and social care to recognize the various needs of carers. This illustrates the need for and importance of providing professionals with a broader education that will support them in their attempt to deliver the best care and support for terminally ill patients. It also highlights the indispensable contributions of carers in the field of palliative care and family caregiving. This chapter examines the possible contributions of carers to the development of the education of professionals, in reviewing researches and in the practice observed in the area of palliative care. This chapter concludes with suggestions for good practice that will enable full value to be gained from what the carers can offer.

Keywords:   health care, social care, professionals, education, carers

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