Resilience in Palliative Care Achievement in adversity - Monroe, Barbara; Oliviere, David
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Resilience is the capacity of people or social systems to achieve in the face of adversity. This book will help health and social care professionals understand and utilise the concept of resilience, in the context of palliative care.

Produktbeschreibung
Resilience is the capacity of people or social systems to achieve in the face of adversity. This book will help health and social care professionals understand and utilise the concept of resilience, in the context of palliative care.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: OUP Oxford
  • Seitenzahl: 318
  • Erscheinungstermin: 6. September 2007
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 234mm x 156mm x 17mm
  • Gewicht: 485g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199206414
  • ISBN-10: 0199206414
  • Artikelnr.: 26397862
Autorenporträt
Barbara Monroe has been a social worker for over 30 years. She joined St Christopher's Hospice in London in 1987 and became Chief Executive in 2000. She is also Director of the Candle children's bereavement project and Chair of the National Childhood Bereavement Network. She is a member of the Commission on the Future of Volunteering and sits on the advisory group for the palliative care initiative of the Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. She has an honorary senior lectureship at the University of Auckland. She is a well known lecturer and trainer and has written extensively about the psychosocial aspects of palliative care. David Oliviere trained at Nottingham University in social administration and social work. With a background in psychiatric social work and management in the personal social services, David was involved with Pilgrim's Hospice, Canterbury, before joining the North London Hospice as Director of Social Work. Subsequently David worked as Community Care Advisor for Ethnic Minorities and Refugees, London Borough of Enfield, and more recently as Macmillan Principal Lecturer in Palliative Care at Middlesex University, whilst practising at the Macmillan Support Team at Barnet Hospital. David also works as a couple counsellor outside of St Christopher's Hospice. He has lectured internationally.