Keeping the hospice spirit alive in client satisfaction surveys.

  title={Keeping the hospice spirit alive in client satisfaction surveys.},
  author={P Mcgrath},
  journal={Journal of palliative care},
  volume={17 2},
  • P Mcgrath
  • Published 2001 in Journal of palliative care
Funding bodies and accreditation organizations now demand objective data from hospice evaluations, and quantitative measures assessing outcomes. This is despite the fact that the goals and outcomes of hospice practice are not reductionist and are not easily quantified. One alternative to this bureaucratic challenge that does not necessitate compromise to hospice ideology is to develop an assessment tool through qualitative research using phenomenological data on carers' insights with regard to… CONTINUE READING

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