Rethinking palliative care : a social role valorisation by Paul Sinclair

By Paul Sinclair

This book's impressive message is that palliative care doesn't bring on its goals to price those who find themselves demise and make dying and death a usual a part of existence. The e-book attracts from wider social technological know-how views and seriously and particularly applies those to palliative care and its dominant scientific version. the writer bargains a brand new method of loss of life and loss that expands and refines glossy understandings in a way Read more...

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Only a few almshouses remained (Cartwright, 1977, p 33). The deserving and undeserving poor were first distinguished in 1563 (Parsons, 2004). However, in questioning the view that this discrimination originated in the 15th and 16th centuries, Orme and Webster (1995, p 57) imply an age-old aspect to devaluing attitudes despite idealisation of the “indigent and sick as images of Christ”. The Poor Law (1601) initiated the state’s first formal role in welfare. The poor were punished increasingly after the Reformation, which demonised them as a “source of sedition, crime and disease, to say nothing of witchcraft” (Bailey, 1988, p 87).

By the end of the 19th century, cure of disease had replaced the holistic medieval conception of care (Granshaw, 1989b). The 19th century saw a rapid expansion of hospitals throughout the West. Although the emphasis on disease classification was increasing, hospitals 26 Paradigm of care had for some time been specialising in various conditions because it was a way to generate both income and status for medical practitioners (Granshaw, 1989b). The management of lunacy was shifted out of poor relief by the new Poor Law (1834).

In the mid-19th century, Howe (1976, p 33) states: … idiots form one of that fearful host which is ever pressing upon society with its suffering, its miseries, and its crimes, and which society is ever trying to hold off at arm’s length, – to keep in quarantine, to shut up in jails and almshouses, or, at least, to treat as a pariah caste; but all in vain. At that time, Howe helped introduce in the US the system of special schools for various groups including people with an intellectual disability, which system was adopted “throughout Europe and the US” (Ferleger and Boyd, 1980, p 166).

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