Comfort & Care In A Final Illness: Support For The Patient & Caregiver by June Cerza KolfComfort & Care In A Final Illness: Support For The Patient & Caregiver by June Cerza Kolf

Comfort & Care In A Final Illness: Support For The Patient & Caregiver

byJune Cerza Kolf

Paperback | April 5, 1999

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Whether you or someone close to you has received a terminal diagnosis -- this period of time can be a final gift.

Guidance for the patient

You've been terminally diagnosed, and you need advice to help you make the best of the situation and the time you have left. Here's guidance, including:
-- Emotional adjustment
-- Medical care
-- Hospital vs. home care
-- Legal and financial arrangements
-- Saying goodbye

Support for the caregiver

As a caregiver to someone who is terminally ill, you can be a guiding light. June's practical advice for the caregiver's role will simplify the process. Some helpful topics are:
-- Honest communication
-- Listening skills
-- Physical support
-- Caring for yourself -- avoiding burnout
-- Final arrangements

Title:Comfort & Care In A Final Illness: Support For The Patient & CaregiverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.49 inPublished:April 5, 1999Publisher:Hachette BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1555611885

ISBN - 13:9781555611880

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You’ve recently learned that someone you love deeply is dying and your only concern at this moment is to make them as comfortable as possible. So what should you be doing to ease their physical and emotional suffering? June Cerza Kolf tells you how you can develop solid listening skills, make final preparations and how to best meet your loved one’s needs. Well-written and sensitive, Comfort and Care for the Critically-Ill not only guides the caregiver, it also provides advice to the patient, such as how to decide whether or not home care is the best option and how to make arrangements to say goodbye.