Social work and end-of-life care

Social work is important in end-of-life care

Useful article on grief at work: When A Coworker Loses A Loved One

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Written by Malcolm Payne

9 June 2015 at 7:53 pm

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A new way of memorialising loved ones who have died – turn their ashes into jewellery

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Written by Malcolm Payne

28 May 2015 at 8:35 pm

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Was social work always committed to social justice?

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Slides from a lecture on the extent to which early social work literature reflects social justice concerns.

http://www.slideshare.net/reithpayne/slideshelf

Written by Malcolm Payne

7 May 2015 at 10:34 am

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Canadian study finds end-of-life care accounts for 10 per cent of health budgets,mainly acute care costs, but not everyone can be cared for at home.

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Written by Malcolm Payne

3 May 2015 at 8:56 pm

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The Gifts Dying Can Give | Barbara Karnes blog

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Written by Malcolm Payne

2 May 2015 at 10:45 pm

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New Mental Health Act code of practice | Kennedys

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Written by Malcolm Payne

2 May 2015 at 10:23 pm

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The sacred task of caring for the dead should be a normal part of life | Caitlin Doughty | Comment is free | The Guardian

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Written by Malcolm Payne

1 May 2015 at 10:22 pm

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Questioning how big business takes up therapies – the latest #mindfulness

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Written by Malcolm Payne

27 April 2015 at 9:01 pm

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Health and Social Care Act – NHS reforms | The Nuffield Trust

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Written by Malcolm Payne

19 April 2015 at 3:26 pm

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Doula for the dying: Connecting birth and death

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http://www.phillyvoice.com/doula-dying-connecting-birth-and-death/

Interesting post about the death of a grandparent by someone who works with women in childbirth; she connects the experiences.

Written by Malcolm Payne

17 April 2015 at 2:20 pm

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