Final payments: socio-economic costs of palliative home caregiving in the last month of life

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Cross Centre Initiatives
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Lorraine Greaves
Olena Hankivsky
Georgia Livadiotakis
Renée Cormier
Lyndsey Saunders
Lindsey Galvin
Bilkis Vissandjée
Patricia Carlier
Margereth Zanchetta
Carol Amaratunga
Jacqueline Gahagan
Aideen Reynolds
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2002

Assesses the socio-economic costs and benefits for both female and male informal and formal caregivers providing palliative home care (focusing on the last month of life) to a cancer or AIDS patient. Examines a comprehensive set of costs and benefits-including social, economic, emotional, psychological and spiritual-experienced by these caregivers.

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Includes bibliographical references.