Workforce issues in palliative and end-of-life care

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dc.contributor.author Chiarella, M
dc.contributor.author Duffield, C
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:34:29Z
dc.date.issued 2007-11
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 2007, 9 (6), pp. 334 - 341
dc.identifier.issn 1522-2179
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.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1097/01.NJH.0000299315.07139.72
dc.title Workforce issues in palliative and end-of-life care
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing
dc.journal.volume 6
dc.journal.volume 9
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 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences
dc.personcode 840194
dc.personcode 980010
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
dc.description.keywords Palliative care
dc.description.keywords Palliative care workforce
dc.description.keywords Workforce planning
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history Uncategorised (ID: 363)


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