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    Palliative Care allows the client to have the certain able rights as to how their pain will be managed, the process of dying and the overall care of their health. The client’s health does not only encompass physical symptoms, but also emotional, spiritual and mental health influences. While dealing with a life-threatening illness, clients begin to worry about how their illness will affect them. This is when workers who specialize in palliative care can step in and alleviate the worry about their client’s fears. According to Kramer, “social workers often address psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual issues and advocate for the individual and family within the team and health-care system” (2013). Palliative care allows clients to make the best decisions possible for their health with also…

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    There are differences between the palliative care programs and hospice care programs when it comes to timing, care location, eligibility for services and payments. Most of the hospice may have visiting hospice nurses and family caregiver will be available. At palliative care, doctors, nurses and other medical caregiver professionals may be available. When a person is expected to die within six months they are eligible for most of the hospice programs and the normal consideration is while…

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    When serious illness strikes an individual, it can be a life altering. Illness will directly or indirectly effect everyone at some point in their life. Palliative Care and Hospice Care, are two services that provide whole person; physical, emotional, and spiritual care for patients at separate times after diagnosis. Understanding the differences and similarities will enable patients to receive the appropriate support and services during their time of need. The resources available can provide…

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    According to Sun et al., palliative care interventions for Phase I clinical trial patients are not implemented early enough and, often, are forgotten altogether (2014). Throughout the article, the researchers describe the importance of educating all clinical trial patients on palliative care interventions, even if they are still seeking curative measures. Unfortunately, the researchers did not do an ideal job of creating an article title that draws readers in. The title that was selected is a…

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    in care that is required for a client who focus of care is palliative compared to someone who health focus is maintenance of illness or cure of illness or injury. In my practice experience at KBRH I have had the opportunity to care for both palliative and non-palliative clients and not only recognize the shift in care, but the understanding around the different types of care. Particularly in the shift to palliative. For example where pain medications are given in greater dose and longer term…

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    Pediatric Palliative Care

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    this case is pivotal to the continuation of proper care for family as the child dies. Emphasis of holistic care…

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    develop my own principles of hospice palliative care that correlate with me to incorporate it in my practice. Measurable Outcome (s): (How will you and others know when you have reached your goal?) This is measurable by creating my own principles of hospice palliative care by completing the strategies I have listed. I will seek for feedback from my peers, and instructor through class discussions and assignments. I will evaluate myself through reflections and revising my principles list.…

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    Palliative Care Model

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    sickness (Palliative care NSW, 2012). In this direction, therefore, one of the most appropriate ways through which these illnesses can be solved is by employing the palliative care in addressing the problems that such patients and their families may be going through. As such, there is the need to have a better understanding of palliative care and the role that it plays in ensuring that the healthcare wants…

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    Understanding of palliative care This assignments purpose is to showcase the individual’s conception of the word “palliative care” and try to change or at best educate these individuals if they had any misconceptions. For this, I interviewed three individuals on their understanding of palliative care. Regarding “who it is provided for”, two thought that it was only used for very sick and old people who were about to die, while one stressed that palliative care is for individuals of all ages.…

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    throughout the programme module and work experience. Palliative care is an approach to care focusing on promoting comfort through relieving pain while a person is facing a life threatening illness. The palliative care approach is guided by the gaols chosen by the patient and family and by accepted standards of health care. Along with enhancing quality of life, palliative care also integrates the psychological and spiritual aspects of patient care as well as using a team approach to address the…

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