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Social Development Studies
SDS 150R
Peter Hymmen

th SDS 150R: March 26 2013 Lecture: Hospice of Waterloo Region Guest Lecture Hospice Care/Palliative Care  You matter because you are you and you matter to the end of your life  We will do all we can not only to help you die peacefully but also to live until you die  Not treating sick people like they’re already dead  Hospice: a lodging for travellers especially run by a religious order o Modern: a home providing care for the sick especially the terminally ill o Waterloo: no residential beds,  Definition of Hospice Palliative care: aims to relieve and prevent patient suffering and improve quality of living with ding  Objective: o help person and family to address issues, expectations, needs, hopes and fears o to help person and his/her family prepare for and manage self-determined life closure and thee dying process o to support family in coping with loss and grief during the illness and bereavement o to treat all active issues prevent new issue from occurring and promote opportunities for meaning experiences personal and spiritual growth and self- actualization  Is Holistic care o All care is focused on the whole person and their support units o Health: focus on disease and treatment 9 Domains of Hospice/Palliative Care  Person and family: demographics, culture, personal values o Dis
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