A Community Approach to Palliative Care : Embracing Indigenous Concepts and Practices in a Hospice Setting

  title={A Community Approach to Palliative Care : Embracing Indigenous Concepts and Practices in a Hospice Setting},
  author={MARGARET COTTLE and Catherine Hughes and Helen Gremillion and Unitec},
This article documents a community approach to palliative care that took place in Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand in 2010. It is based on a case study of a 24-yearold woman of Māori and Samoan heritage. While the hospice organization that coordinated the care under discussion ordinarily engages a wide range of social work, medical, nursing, and family services, in this case a broader and participatory level of community engagement was brought to bear on the process of death and dying. In… CONTINUE READING

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