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The concept of wellbeing is intended to be holistic and cover the entire life course and life events. However, when it comes to dying, wellbeing is usually not the first (or in top ten even) of words that people think about. People may be more familiar with thinking about ‘quality of life’, which if often linked to patient outcomes. In this article, we’ll outline what taking a wellbeing approach to dying matters and what it could look like.
08 Dec 2021
It is well established that work impacts on people’s wellbeing. People often presume and create a separation between their work life and their private life. However, life events like having a terminal diagnosis, which may be considered private, can impact a person’s work. In this article, we provide several tips for supporting people with a terminal illness in the workplace.
08 Dec 2021
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