TITLE

END-OF-LIFE PET CARE PROVIDERS AND COMPASSION FATIGUE

AUTHOR(S)
Stacey, Kim
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Mortuary Management;Apr2012, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author explores how pet end-of-life care providers are being affected by compassion fatigue. Based on the book "Funeral Home Customer Service A-Z: Creating Exceptional Experiences for Today's Families," she notes that symptoms of compassion fatigue include exhaustion, irritability, impatience and depression. After speaking with end-of-life care provider Don McGee, she learned that the kind of fatigue being experienced by McHee is different from those in the standard funeral service.
ACCESSION #
75132899

 

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