Workforce Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

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dc.contributor.author Chiarella, Mary en_US
dc.contributor.author Duffield, Christine en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:34:29Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:34:29Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 2006014465 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Chiarella Mary and Duffield Christine 2007, 'Workforce Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care', Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 334-341. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1522-2179 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/4709
dc.description.abstract Policy development in palliative and end-of-life care has changed significantly since its origins as a "boutique" specialist area of hospice care in the 1960s and 1970s. International agencies have shifted the emphasis away from solely caring for cancer patients to a much broader definition of palliative care, which encompasses people with life-limiting illnesses who are not going to die immediately but still need to plan for death while undergoing life-prolonging treatment. This article explores the development of and demand for palliative and end-of life care in developed countries and the implications of this development for available workforce and future workforce planning. It argues that human resource planners in healthcare need to turn their attention to the growing demands of caring for the dying and the elderly and work closely with service planners to ensure that sufficient and qualified staff are available. en_US
dc.publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins en_US
dc.title Workforce Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care en_US
dc.parent Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing en_US
dc.journal.volume 9 en_US
dc.journal.number 6 en_US
dc.publocation Pittsburgh, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 334 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 341 en_US
dc.cauo.name Health Services and Practice Research Strength Core en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 119900 en_US
dc.personcode 980010 en_US
dc.personcode 840194 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Other Medical and Health Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords end-of-life care; palliative care; palliative care workforce; workforce planning en_US
dc.staffid 840194 en_US


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