Helping People at the End of their Lives

Hospice and Palliative Care in Europe

By Reimer Gronemeyer, Michaela Fink, Marcel Globisch, Felix Schumann

A comprehensive analysis of today's situation of palliative care in Europe is provided, including previously unidentified statistics and standardised profiles of 16 European countries. The analysis contains demographics, the history of hospice and palliative care, the number of current services, funding, education and training of professional staff and the role of volunteers, with an in-depth case portrayal of particular services.


320 pages

Publication Date: 3/28/2006
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783825889784