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Rethinking palliative care : a social role valorization approach

Author: Paul Sinclair
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book's striking message is that palliative care does not deliver on its aims to value people who are dying and make death and dying a natural part of life. Applying Social Role Valorisation, it  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Sinclair
ISBN: 9781861349217 1861349211
OCLC Number: 1015580071
Description: vii, 246 p.
Contents: Origin of the argument; Part one: The palliative care paradigm: Paradigm of care; Palliative care; Part two: Palliative care and social devaluation: Social role valorisation; Implications for palliative care; Part three: Reconceptualising palliative care: An ideal palliative care model; Reconceptualising death; The choice.
Responsibility: by Paul Sinclair.


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" is always helpful to challenge our commonly held perceptions. For palliative care, this new book by Paul Sinclair does just that... Through a carefully prepared discussion, Sinclair defends Read more...

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