The Creative Arts in Palliative Care PDF ePub eBook

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The Creative Arts in Palliative Care free pdf Use of the arts in palliative care settings is a powerful and effective way of addressing the practical, psychological, social and spiritual issues faced by service users in end-of-life care. The Creative Arts in Palliative Care uncovers the possibilities for using the creative arts and provides guidance on how to implement arts projects successfully. Part 1 focuses on designing objectives for the creative arts in palliative care - such as self-fulfilment, social participation, diversion from pain and other common symptoms - and managing creative arts services. Part 2 demonstrates the theory and principles in practice, with detailed case studies: each chapter draws on a real-life project, the approaches it employed and the outcomes achieved. This book will be essential reading for healthcare professionals, arts practitioners and all those involved in providing palliative care services.

About Nigel Hartley

Malcolm Payne is Director of Psycho-social and Spiritual Care at St Christopher's Hospice, London, Emeritus Professor, Manchester Metropolitan University and Honorary Professor, Kingston University and St Georges Medical School. Nigel Hartley is Director of Supportive Care at St Christopher's Hospice. He is an experienced music therapist who teaches widely about his work across the UK, in Germany, Italy and the USA.

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Author : Nigel Hartley
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 07 May 2008
ISBN : 1843105918
EAN : 9781843105916
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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