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Monday, July 26, 2010
A New Book for Caregivers
The Caregiver's Path To Compassionate Decision Making: Making Choices For Those Who Can't
Viki Kind, 216 pages, Greenleaf Book Group (July 1, 2010)
Wouldn't it be a relief to know you are making the right decisions and doing right by the person in your care? Whether you have a loved one who can't make his or her own decisions or you are a healthcare professional, you know how difficult--even heartbreaking--it can be to make decisions for others. Feeling confident that you're made the right decision would be a welcome relief from the worry and guilt you may be feeling.Author Notes:
Viki Kind, MA, is a clinical bioethicist, medical educator, and hospice volunteer. She is a renowned lecturer, who inspires healthcare professionals throughout the United States to have integrity and compassion and teaches them techniques to improve communication about end-of-life care. She is the co-creator of the nationally distributed DVD, The Trusted Advisor: Relate, Respect and Respond, which focuses on improving the senior patient's medical experience. Patients, families, and healthcare professionals have come to rely on Viki's practical approach to dealing with challenging healthcare dilemmas.
Link to Amazon to buy this book. Or visit the publisher at Greenleaf Book Group LLC
Viki's Web site has lots more information on caregivers and ethics, plus many helpful resources. Definitely worth a look.
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