Palliative care principles and concepts
The World Health Organization (WHO) has made a strong commitment towards developing palliative care structures as an important component of integrated treatment for young and old patients at any stage of illness. This commitment includes also Parkinson’s disease (PD) with patients and their caregivers having considerable (and mounting) unmet physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs, and experiencing great problems with coordination and continuity of care. Accordingly, the PD_Pal project is working on a new model of palliative care and novel PD management Guidelines that can be easily implemented and integrated in modern healthcare systems. This webinar will discuss about the palliative care principles, get introduced to the multi-dimensionality of human-being and the complexity of accepting death and non-ideal outcomes. Understanding the dynamic involvement of palliative care throughout the illness. Get familiar with patient-family oriented care management competencies.