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A theory-based intervention, the Living with Hope Program (LWHP), was designed to foster hope in caregivers of family members with advanced cancer. The LWHP was developed from qualitative data and using Harding and Higginson's recommendations for family caregiver interventions as a guide. The...
This report documents the findings of a mixed-methods study focused on the advanced directives of 182 residents of three LTC facilities in southern Ontario, Canada. Although almost all had a completed advance directive within 3 months of death, most did not have a palliative designation or...
Understanding the Provision of Palliative Care in the Context of Primary Health Care: Qualitative research findings from a pilot study in a community setting in Chile.Download
This pilot study looked at the provision of palliative care in the context of primary health care in a developing setting in Chile. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES: The study aimed to delineate the experience of palliative care from the perspective of patients and health care professionals; to examine...
Most informal caregivers in Canada are women (Cranwick, 1997; Fast, Eales & Keating, 2001; Kaden & MacDonald, 1990; MacLean, Cairn, & Sellick, 1998). Women caring for dying persons at the end-of-life have been identified in the literature as those most likely to experience negative physical and...
Participatory knowledge exchange to support palliative care in Chile: Lessons learned through global health research.Download
The authors designed a participatory qualitative research study to develop a collaborative partnership between palliative care practitioners in Canada and in Chile. The research goal was to support the provision of palliative care in vulnerable settings through a participatory knowledge exchange...
AIM: This project investigated New Zealanders' views about palliative care and local hospice services. METHOD: A representative population-based sample of 1011 New Zealanders completed an online survey. RESULTS: The age, gender, and geographic region of the 1011 participants were broadly...
An Examination of Palliative or End-of-Life Care Education in Introductory Nursing Programs across CanadaDownload
An investigation was done to assess for and describe the end-of-life education provided in Canadian nursing programs to prepare students for practice. All 35 university nursing schools/faculties were surveyed in 2004; 29 (82.9%) responded. At that time, all but one routinely provided this...
Evaluation of the living with hope program for rural women caregivers of persons with advanced cancer.Download
Background Hope has been identified as a key psychosocial resource among family caregivers to manage and deal with the caregiver experience. The Living with Hope Program is a self-administered intervention that consists of watching an international award winning Living with Hope film and...