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In death's waiting room : living and dying with dementia in a multicultural society

Author: Anne-Mei The
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2008.
Series: Care & welfare.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Death's Waiting Room is a penetrating story about people suffering from dementia in a multi-cultural society, relevant to us all. Anne-Mei The carried out two years of ethnographic research in a nursing home in the Netherlands revealing what usually remains hidden from the public: the decision to stop treatment, the cultural and social gap between the Dutch occupants and the black Caribbean nursing staff, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
In death's waiting room.
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)179837002
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anne-Mei The
ISBN: 9789048501076 9048501075 9786611284237 6611284230 9781281284235 1281284238
OCLC Number: 302106079
Language Note: Text in English; translated from the Dutch.
Description: 1 online resource (203 pages).
Contents: Part I: Park House. Life in Park House --
Mrs Van Dam Dies --
The Family --
Eating Problems --
Staff Vicissitudes --
Mrs Scharloo Doesn't Want To Go On --
Daily Care --
Everyday Life --
Inadequate Care --
Versterven --
Wanting to Die --
Rough Treatment --
Reorganisation and Black Magic --
Leontien and Mrs Grasberg --
Strong Women, Loafing Men --
Limited Labour Market --
The Big Problem --
The Coup and the Death of Mrs Driessen --
Part II: The Blauwbörgje Case The Nursing Home Doctor's Husband --
The Ex-wife --
The Nursing Home Doctor --
The Colleague of the Nursing Home Doctor --
The Daughter --
The Managers --
The Internist --
The Head Nurse --
The Journalist --
Mr Bruggeling --
The Doctors at De Merenberg --
The Researcher --
How It All Ended. pt. 1. Park House --
pt. 2. The Blauwbörgje case.
Series Title: Care & welfare.
Responsibility: Anne-Mai The.
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A comprehensive study exploring an important and relevant social issue: the care for the elderly.  Read more...

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