A public health approach to bereavement support services in palliative care.

  title={A public health approach to bereavement support services in palliative care.},
  author={Samar M Aoun and Lauren J Breen and Moira O'Connor and Bruce Rumbold and Colleen Nordstrom},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  volume={36 1},
Objective: Most Australian palliative care services offer bereavement support services and typically this is regardless of risk or need. Palliative care services need to know how to use their limited resources to deliver best bereavement care and support. Approach: The relevance of a public health model of bereavement support to palliative care services is presented. We draw on the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines in the United Kingdom as well as the results from an… CONTINUE READING
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