TITLE

Bringing palliative care to the homeless

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/5/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 6, pE317
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the palliative care program in Canada, which provides quality health care to homeless Canadians. It says that practicing the program is challenging because homeless people do not like to use the program and think that they will be maltreated by the hospital staff. It mentions that palliative care should be administered in homeless shelters. It also states that homeless people have many diseases, therefore, caregivers should not be judgmental in providing care to them.
ACCESSION #
60160196

 

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